From iconic handshapes to grammatical contrasts: Longitudinal evidence from a child homesigner

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Coppola, Marie; Brentari, Diane;

Many sign languages display crosslinguistic consistencies in the use of two iconic aspects of handshape, handshape type and finger group complexity. Handshape type is used systematically in form-meaning pairings (morphology): Handling handshapes (Handling-HSs), represen... View more