Sign language varieties in Costa Rica

Autor/a: WOODWARD, James
Año: 1991
Editorial: Sign Language Studies, nº 73 (1991) pp. 329-346
Tipo de código: Copyright
Soporte: Digital


Lingüística » Lingüística de otras Lenguas de Signos


This paper offers a preliminary examination of several sign language varieties in use in Costa Rica and attemps to explain the relationship among these varieties. Using comparative lexical data from these sign language varieties, this paper presents evidence that there are at least four distinct sign languages in Costa Rica.