Implicational variation in American Sign Language: Negative incorporation

Autor/a: WOODWARD, James
Año: 1974
Editorial: Sign Language Studies, nº 5 (1974) pp. 20-30
Tipo de código: Copyright
Soporte: Digital


Lingüística » Lingüística de otras Lenguas de Signos


There is a diglossic continuum between ASL and Standard English in the US deaf community. This differs from the classic diglossic situation described by Ferguson, because the H variety and the L variety are two separates languages, but it is a situation that shares much of the attitudinal and social characteristics of typical diglossic situations.