Subject: sign language | grammaticalization | Psychology | morphology | language acquisition | Original Research Article | BF1-990 | language emergence | homesign | Gesture | phonology | Iconicity
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
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