By Karen Emmorey, Harlan L. Lane

The burgeoning of analysis on signed language over the last twenty years has had an enormous effect on numerous disciplines considering brain and language, together with linguistics, neuroscience, cognitive psychology, baby language acquisition, sociolinguistics, bilingualism, and deaf schooling. The family tree of this study may be traced to a outstanding measure to a unmarried pair of students, Ursula Bellugi and Edward Klima, who've carried out their learn on signed language and expert rankings of students within the box because the early Nineteen Seventies. The indicators of Language Revisited has 3 significant goals: * offering the most recent findings and theories of major scientists in several specialties from language acquisition in young children to literacy and deaf humans; * taking inventory of the gap scholarship has are available a given box, the place we're now, and the place we should always be headed; and * acknowledging and articulating the highbrow debt of the authors to Bellugi and Klima--in a few instances via own memories. therefore, this booklet is additionally a rfile within the sociology and historical past of technology.

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Man 66. snake 91. year 17. earth 42. meat 67. snow 92. yellow 18. egg 43. mother 68. stand 93. full 19. grease 44. mountain 69. star 94. moon 20. father 45. name 70. stone 95. brother 21. feather 46. narrow 71. sun 96. cat 22. fire 47. new 72. tail 97. dance 23. fish 48. night 73. thin 98. pig 24. flower 49. not 74. tree 99. sister 25. good 50. old 75. vomit 100. work < previous page page_26 next page > < previous page page_27 next page > Page 27 living in the urban Chiangmai area in Northern Thailand.

Wood 15. dull 40. louse 65. smooth 90. worm 16. dust 41. man 66. snake 91. year 17. earth 42. meat 67. snow 92. yellow 18. egg 43. mother 68. stand 93. full 19. grease 44. mountain 69. star 94. moon 20. father 45. name 70. stone 95. brother 21. feather 46. narrow 71. sun 96. cat 22. fire 47. new 72. tail 97. dance 23. fish 48. night 73. thin 98. pig 24. flower 49. not 74. tree 99. sister 25. good 50. old 75. vomit 100. work Note: SL = sign language. 12 Hai Phong SL/Original Bangkok SL: 48% Possible Cognates (46/97) 1.

Man 66. snake 91. year 17. earth 42. meat 67. snow 92. yellow 18. egg 43. mother 68. stand 93. full 19. grease 44. mountain 69. star 94. moon 20. father 45. name 70. stone** 95. brother 21. feather 46. narrow 71. sun 96. cat 22. fire 47. new 72. tail 97. dance 23. fish 48. night 73. thin 98. pig 24. flower 49. not 74. tree 99. sister 25. good 50. old 75. vomit 100. work Note: SL = sign language. *Original Chiangmai SL has 2 signs; one is cognate with Ha Noi SL. **Ha Noi SL has a compound sign; one part is cognate with Original Chiangmai SL.

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