Examples of Two-Word Utterances

By — Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
Updated on Jul 20, 2010

Word combinations will emerge slowly at first but will increase in speed with each new addition. The table below lists examples of two-word utterances of toddler talk.

Utterance Rule
X + Locative Look here
Recurrent + X More butter
Attributive + Entity Paper cup
Action + Object Find mitten
Attributive + Entity Softy worm
Possessor + Possession My bottle
Attributive + Entity Poor baby
Action + Object Cook carrot
Demonstrative + Entity That cupcake
Attributive + Entity Yukky taste
X + Dative Knife wolf (Stab wolf)
X + Dative Feed dolls
Agent + Action Car crash
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