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Corpus Analysis of Sign Languages

  1. Trevor Johnston,
  2. Adam Schembri

Published Online: 5 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781405198431.wbeal0252

The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics

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Johnston, T. and Schembri, A. 2012. Corpus Analysis of Sign Languages. The Encyclopedia of Applied Linguistics. .

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  1. Published Online: 5 NOV 2012


Sign languages (SLs) are the naturally evolved visual-gestural languages of deaf com-munities.


  • corpus;
  • deaf communication;
  • sign linguistics