On language acquisition in speech and sign: development of combinatorial structure in both modalities

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Languages are composed of a conventionalized system of parts which allow speakers and signers to generate an infinite number of form-meaning mappings through phonological and morphological combinations. This level of linguistic organization distinguishes language from other communicative acts such as gestures. In contrast to signs, gestures are made up of… (More)
DOI: 10.3389/fpsyg.2014.01217

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@inproceedings{Morgan2014OnLA, title={On language acquisition in speech and sign: development of combinatorial structure in both modalities}, author={Gary Morgan}, booktitle={Front. Psychol.}, year={2014} }