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Wed Jul 17 2013

TOC: Sign Language & Linguistics 16/1 (2013)

Editor for this issue: Justin Petro <>

Date: 17-Jul-2013
From: Karin Plijnaar <>
Subject: Sign Language & Linguistics Vol. 16, No. 1 (2013)
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Publisher: John Benjamins

Journal Title: Sign Language and Linguistics Volume Number: 16 Issue Number: 1 Issue Date: 2013

Main Text:

2013. iii, 118 pp.

Table of Contents


The phonological and semantic bifurcation of the functions of an articulator: HEAD in questions in Turkish Sign Language
Aslı Göksel and Meltem Kelepir 1 – 30

Acquiring plurality in directional verbs
Lynn Y-S. Hou 31 – 73


Handshape is the hardest path in Portuguese Sign Language acquisition: Towards a universal modality constraint
Patrícia do Carmo, Ana Mineiro, Joana Castelo Branco, Ronice Müller de Quadros and Alexandre Castro-Caldas 75 – 90

Book review

Brenda Nicodemus, Prosodic Markers and Utterance Boundaries in American Sign Language Interpretation
Reviewed by Svetlana Dachkovsky 91 – 96

Dissertation Abstracts

The meaning of space in Catalan Sign Language (LSC): Reference, specificity and structure in signed discourse
Gemma Barberà 97 – 105

The nature of the semantic scale: Evidence from sign language research
Kathryn Davidson 106 – 110

The lexical structure of German Sign Language (DGS) in the light of empirical LSP lexicography: On how to integrate iconicity in a corpus-based lexicon model
Reiner Konrad 111 – 118

Linguistic Field(s): Discourse Analysis                             Language Acquisition                             Phonology                             Semantics                             Syntax                             Text/Corpus Linguistics
Subject Language(s): American Sign Language (ase)                             German Sign Language (gsg)                             Llengua de Signes Catalana (csc)                             Portuguese Sign Language (psr)                             Turkish Sign Language (tsm)

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