In this section, we expand our argument in favor of the indication of verbs as typologically unique constructs by examining a number of evidence in the literature for verb agreement. These include a debate on the conventionality of these constructs within/on sign languages, the role of syntax and other evidence of acquisition, neuroscience, emerging sign languages, grammation and sociolinguistic variation and language change. We conclude this section by showing how our analysis of unimodal construction grammar offers a uniform representation of many phenomena, widely regarded by others as an implementation of sign languages. In this section, we present our analysis of references to verbs based on Liddell`s innovative work on ASL (2003). It was Liddell (1995) who first proposed that variation work in the direction of the display of verbs by incorporating a gesture into the shape of the sign. Thus, according to Liddell, each movement of the hand to such a place signals an association with the speaker in the same way as a point gesture by a non-signatory. We expand this analysis here by proposing to work on gestologists (z.B. Andrén 2010; Harrison 2010; Zima 2017a; b) that these verbs are unique unimodal constructions from a typological point of view (comparable to multimodal constructions in spoken languages). Meier (2002), Sandler and Lillo-Martin (2006), Lillo-Martin and Meier (2011) and Wilbur (2013) indicate in various ways that the use of indicative verbs appears to have syntactic consequences and must therefore be presented in the syntax of different sign languages.

They argue that this would not be predicted by a model involving a deiztic gesture. For example, quadros and Lillo-Martin (2010) argue that the constituent order interacts with the use of reference verbs in the ASL and Brazilian sign language. Their research suggests that, although the basic constituent order in these languages appears to be in clauses with simple verbs subject-verb-object verb, the constitutive order appears more flexible in terms of verbs. In particular, the orders of subject-object-verb and object-subject-verb in these clauses appear to be acceptable. Since then, it has been found to be a more general pattern of sign languages (Napoli – Sutton-Spence 2014). In addition, Brazilian sign language interacts, indicating that verbs also interact with the order of negative characters. Clauses with revealing verbs report that they take a preverbary negator, while those with a shrewd verb have a negator in the final position of the sentence (quadros 1999). Lillo-Martin (1986) and Gluck und Pfau (1998) also argue that, as in spoken language systems, the existence of a warning in a clause leaves no argument in the FSA and the DGS. researchers working on an agreement in sign languages (for example.

Casey 2003; Aronoff et al.

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