The Development of Argument Structure in Central Taurus Sign Language
Ergin, R., Meir, I., Ilkbasaran, D., Padden, C., & Jackendoff, R.
The Development of Argument Structure in Central Taurus Sign Language. Sign Language & Linguistics, 18
(4), 612-639. doi:10.1353/sls.2018.0018.
One of the fundamental issues for a language is its capacity to express
argument structure unambiguously. This study presents evidence
for the emergence and the incremental development of these
basic mechanisms in a newly developing language, Central Taurus
Sign Language. Our analyses identify universal patterns in both the
emergence and development of these mechanisms and in languagespecific