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Title: Antisymmetry and Sign Languages
Subtitle: A Comparison between NGT and LIS
Written By: Michele Brunelli
Series Title: LOT dissertation series
Description:

This comparative study on the Sign Language of the Netherlands (NGT) and
Italian Sign Language (LIS) addresses and discusses a wide range of aspects
regarding grammar – the position of the adjectives, numerals and
demonstratives, the linear ordering of selected aspectual markers and modals,
topicalization, negation, imperative and interrogative clauses, as well as
conditional clauses and LIS relative clauses. The study shows that LIS and
NGT display a considerable degree of cross-and intra-linguistic variation and
tries to assess whether the observed differences can be derived from one
universal specifierhead-complement deep structure, shared by all sign and
spoken languages. Although further aspects of LIS and NGT must still be
examined, the study shows that an antisymmetric analysis of these sign
languages is certainly worth undertaking.

Publication Year: 2011
Publisher: Netherlands Graduate School of Linguistics / Landelijke (LOT)
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Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics
Semantics
Syntax
Language Description
Subject Language(s): Dutch Sign Language
Italian Sign Language
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9789460930676