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ERIC Number: EJ415090
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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ISSN: ISSN-0302-1475
A Linguistic Analysis of the Negative Headshake in American Sign Language.
Veinberg, Silvana C.; Wilbur, Ronnie B.
Sign Language Studies, n68 p217-44 Fall 1990
Examination of two native American Sign Language signers' use of negative headshakes found that negative headshakes (1) were used syntactically to indicate negation; (2) could be accompanied by other nonmanual behaviors; (3) could accompany a negative lexical item; and (4) were synchronized generally with syntactic constituents. (Author/CB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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