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Title: Perspectives on Classifier Constructions in Sign Languages
Edited By: Karen Emmorey

Classifier constructions are universal to sign languages and exhibit unique properties that arise from the nature of the visual-gestural modality. The major goals are to highlight critical issues related to the study of classifier constructions and to present state-of-the-art linguistic and psycholinguistic analyses of these constructions. It is hoped that by doing so, more researchers will be inspired to investigate the nature of classifier constructions across signed languages and further explore the unique aspects of these forms.

Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: Lawrence Erlbaum Associates
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Linguistic Field(s): Psycholinguistics
Subject Language(s): American Sign Language
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Format: Hardback
ISBN: 0805842691
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 344
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