@nimirea I don't think anyone has that answer. Like, different things seem to have different salience, but there is no clear-cut way to know what or why or what it might depend on.
That is part of why generative linguistics is such a failure, Chomsky just made huge leaps of faith and ruled it impossible for infants to learn language without a complete grammatical scaffolding.
We know next to nothing of what there is to know about language acquisition, and need so much more research. Sry 4 rant
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