Analysis of nominal expressions in signed and spoken languages: A case between Hong Kong Sign Language and spoken Cantonese

Autor/a: TANG, Gladys; SZE, Felix
Año: 2000
Editorial: University of Texas, 2000
Tipo de código: Copyright
Soporte: Digital


Lingüística » Lingüística de otras Lenguas de Signos


Signed language research in recent decades has revealed that signed and spoken languages share many properties of natural language, such as duality of patterning and linguistic arbitrariness. However, the fact that there are fundamental differences between the oral-aural and visual-gestural modes of communication leads to the question of the effect of modality on linguistic structure.

Paper presented at the Texas Linguistics Society Conference on the Effects of Modality on Language and Linguistic Theory.