Agreement In Sign

It is essential that, for BAVs, the guidance agreement should also focus on the object and not on the subject. They therefore do not show a reversal of the orientation of the hand. Like the path-movement chord, the orientation-based concordance is found in both transitory and ditraneous verbs. With the latter, it again targets the target/indirect object and not the subject. Compliance with inexteriable verbs is rarely confirmed; see z.B. Costello (2015) for a marked agreement on the verb DIE in Spanish SL (LSE).9 Altitude specifications specified in lex for first-person object forms of verbs such as TELL or INFORM, whose other forms of direction can be produced according to Liddell`s analysis at other heights within the drawing space. In our analysis, the post-path shift correspondence results from object/subject or v/T agreement operations. The distribution of chord auxiliaries is linked to differences in the movement of verbs between different classes of verbs. To put verbs upside down, we suggested that they show an ergative/reverse match. Finally, the guidance agreement achieves an additional agreement relationship between v and the object. We therefore argued that the SL agreement could be analysed with the same basic ingredients as those used for the analysis of language agreements, i.e. the proposed mechanisms are independently motivated and independent of the modality.

We take this as a strong argument in favour of our approach. We argue that the underlying grammatical structures are not specific to the modality. Some specific features of the SL agreement are the result of a specific combination of established mechanisms. This special recipe is motivated by the Genoese and spatial characteristics of the LS as the thematic origin of the agreement, the use of the three-dimensional dedication space and the simultaneous realization of grammatical characteristics. 44V, however, see Thompson et al. (2006), which provide empirical evidence that the gaze is not systematically used to express the conformity of objects with simple verbs in ASL (for an experiment similar to DGS, see Hosemann 2011). 13 Note that in LS, the relevant characteristics (i.e. R-loci) are not lexical characteristics of the checker, such as. B sex in many spoken languages, but are flexible and depend on the context of the speech (cf.

Steinbach – Onea 2016). While a DP may be related to the ipsilateral zone of the horizontal plane in the context of speech A, the same DP may be related to the contralateral zone in another context of speech B. The relevant features therefore have transient properties. This flexibility in the allocation of R-loci to speech speakers is a characteristic specific to the modality of gestinated languages, which can be compared to the flexibility of the allocation of thematic markers to DPS in Asian languages, the marking of the differential object in many spoken languages (Aissen 2003) or the obviatory markers in the algonquian languages directly discussed below. Simple verbs cannot agree, either because they do not express transmission (i.e. their LCS differs from the one mentioned in (6) or because their phonological specification does not allow a merger with DIR. For example, the VERBE CLAIR DGS LIKE in (1c) may express an abstract transmission (i.e. the transmission of an emotion), but it is well aware of the body and cannot be detached from its place of articulation (chest) to obtain agreement. Meir, Irit. 2016. Grammatization is not the whole story: a non-grammatization report on the emergence of morphs from sign language treaties.