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By Karen Emmorey, Harlan L. Lane

The burgeoning of analysis on signed language over the last 20 years has had an immense impact on a number of disciplines occupied with brain and language, together with linguistics, neuroscience, cognitive psychology, baby language acquisition, sociolinguistics, bilingualism, and deaf schooling. The family tree of this learn could be traced to a notable measure to a unmarried pair of students, Ursula Bellugi and Edward Klima, who've performed their learn on signed language and knowledgeable rankings of students within the box because the early Nineteen Seventies. The indicators of Language Revisited has 3 significant targets: * offering the newest findings and theories of major scientists in different specialties from language acquisition in teenagers to literacy and deaf humans; * taking inventory of the space scholarship has are available in a given box, the place we're now, and the place we must always be headed; and * acknowledging and articulating the highbrow debt of the authors to Bellugi and Klima--in a few instances via own memories. hence, this booklet can be a record within the sociology and heritage of technological know-how.

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Dog 38. live 63. sing 88. woman 14. dry 39. long 64. sit 89. 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.

Bird 30. hunt 55. red 80. when 6. black 31. husband* 56. correct 81. where 7. blood 32. ice 57. river 82. white 8. child 33. if 58. rope 83. who 9. count 34. kill 59. salt 84. wide 10. day 35. laugh 60. sea 85. wife* 11. die* 36. leaf 61. sharp 86. wind 12. dirty 37. lie* 62. short 87. with 13. dog 38. live 63. sing 88. woman** 14. dry 39. long* 64. sit 89. 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.

Work Note: SL = sign language. * Modern Thai SL has two signs; one is cognate with Ho Chi Minh City SL. 14 Ha Noi SL/Modern Thai SL: 45% Possible Cognates (43/97) 1. all 26. grass 51. other 76. warm* 2. animal 27. green 52. person 77. water 3. bad 28. heavy 53. play 78. wet 4. because 29. how 54. rain 79. what 5. bird 30. hunt 55. red 80. when 6. black 31. husband 56. correct 81. where 7. blood 32. ice 57. river 82. white 8. child 33. if 58. rope 83. who 9. count 34. kill 59. salt 84. wide 10. day 35.

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