Re: visual languages
|From:||Nokta Kanto <red5_2@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, December 9, 2003, 6:30|
On Mon, 8 Dec 2003 09:50:31 +0000, Peter Bleackley
>I have heard that British Sign Language has a topic-comment grammar.
>Regions of space can be designated as pronouns. Here's an example, using
><angle brackets> to indicate a sign.
><region1> <sit> <region2>
>"The cat sat on the mat".
American Sign Language does this. They use left and right as pronouns. I
don't know if they can (grammatically) use more than two pronouns at once.