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SIL Electronic Survey Reports 2007-008

Spanish Sign Language survey

Authors  Parkhurst, Dianne
Parkhurst, Stephen J.
Abstract 

This paper examines and documents sign language variation from eighteen locations throughout Spain by comparing wordlists in deaf communities. Other factors were also considered, such as language attitudes, in reaching our conclusions. From the research, we predict future trends regarding the continuing development of the language.

  Spanish Sign Language survey
Published  2007
Language  Spanish Sign Language [ssp]
Country  Spain
Subjects  Language surveys
Sign languages
Sociolinguistics
Keywords  Language surveys; Sign languages