By Ingeborg van Gijn
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An example is given in (8). It should be noted that not in every case all non-manual and manual components are present, or expressed with the same duration. For example, it is possible that the topic constituent is marked by a lowered and/or stretched chin and a slow retraction of the last sign only, or that the raised eyebrows start a few hundredths of a second before the lowered and/or stretched chin and ends later. g. with what has been called the yes/no-question and wh-question grammatical markers.
2000) point out, the methodology by which Bouchard & Dubuisson collected their data can be called into question: As is evident from the excerpts from Lelièvre 1996 and Dubuisson 1996…the informants’ actual judgements of the acceptability of differing word orders was, in essence, disregarded. (Neidle et al. 2000:60) If another surface order occurs in signed languages, this order appears in certain contexts only and is accompanied by special prosodic markers to highlight the fact that this is not the basic order.
3 The entity types are characterised by the following layers: predicates, predications, propositions, and clauses. Predicates designate properties or relations. Predications designate states of affairs and result from combining a predicate with proper arguments (socalled terms). Propositions pertain to what is said or thought about a state of affairs, they designate something that can be evaluated in terms of its truth. Clauses, finally, involve the speech situation as a whole, specifically referring to the speech act (see table 1).
The quest for syntactic dependency: Sentential complementation in Sign Language of the Netherlands by Ingeborg van Gijn