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Language emergence Al-Sayyid Bedouin Sign Language

  title={Language emergence Al-Sayyid Bedouin Sign Language},
  author={W. Sandler and M. Aronoff and C. Padden and I. Meir},
  • W. Sandler, M. Aronoff, +1 author I. Meir
  • Published 2014
  • 10.1 The forbidden experiment Language and culture separate humans from all other species. No human group lacks either, which must mean that both are deeply seated in human nature. What are the essential ingredients of these two most human of attributes? Our central task as linguists is to try to answer this question for language. One strategy for tackling this problem is to trace all existing human languages back to some original and so discover the fundamental properties of language… CONTINUE READING
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