All in the family: Kinship lexicalization across sign languages

Autor/a: WOODWARD, James
Año: 1978
Editorial: Sign Language Studies, nº 19 (1978) pp. 121-138
Tipo de código: Copyright
Soporte: Digital


Lingüística » Lingüística de otras Lenguas de Signos


Native signs used as basic kin terms in 20 sign languages from several sign language familias are examined. The distribution of the kin terms in these 20 languages shows similarity to that of kin terms in spoken languages and also presents some interesting implications both linguistic and socio-cultural that warrant further exploration.