ERIC Number: EJ228013
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1980-Mar
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The Sound of Silence in Nohya: A Preliminary Account of Sign Language Use by the Deaf in a Maya Community in Yucatan, Mexico.
Shuman, Malcom L.
Language Sciences, v2 n1 p144-73 Mar 1980
A description of the sign language used in a Mexican village shows its parallels with other sign languages, its similarity to the folk gestural system of Mexico and its distinguishing aspects. Examples illustrate its syntax, grammar and lexicon. (PMJ)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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