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ERIC Number: EJ635009
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
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ISSN: ISSN-1081-4159
Nouns and Verbs in Australian Sign Language: An Open and Shut Case?
Johnston, Trevor
Journal of Deaf Studies and Deaf Education, v6 n4 p235-57 Fall 2001
Re-examination of data on noun-verb pair comprehension and production in Australian and American Sign Language confirm the existence of formationally related noun-verb pairs in Auslan in which the verb displays a single movement and the noun displays a repeated movement. Overall, the derivational process appears closely linked to an iconic base and is only partially grammatical. (Contains references.) (Author/DB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Audience: Researchers
Language: English
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