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ERIC Number: EJ242521
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1981
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Formal Devices for Creating New Signs in American Sign Languages.
Bellugi, Ursula; Newkirk, Don
Sign Language Studies, n30 p1-35 Spr 1981
Examines recently coined American Sign Language signs to show how the ASL lexicon is expanded. Included are elicited signs for relatively new objects or ideas, signs referring to metalinguistics concepts in ASL, signs used as jargon or specialized vocabulary, and signs "invented" by young deaf children. (Author/PJM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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