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By Lara Mantovan

Since the new production of a large-scale corpus of Italian signal Language (LIS), a brand new examine department has been confirmed to check the sociolinguistic edition characterizing this language in a variety of linguistic domain names. even if, for nominal amendment, the position of language-internal version is still doubtful. This quantity represents the 1st try to examine signal order variability during this area, reading what shapes the syntactic constitution of LIS nominal expressions. specifically, 3 empirical experiences are provided and mentioned: the 1st are corpus reviews investigating the distribution and period of nominal modifiers, whereas the 3rd offers with the syntactic habit of cardinal numerals, an unexplored quarter.

In this company, 3 varied theoretical dimensions of inquiry are innovatively mixed: linguistic typology, generative linguistics, and sociolinguistics. The examine setup includes either quantitative and qualitative information. This combined procedure starts off from corpus facts to provide the phenomenon, study linguistic proof on a wide scale, and draw questions from those, after which appears to be like at elicited and judgment-based information to supply legitimate insights and refine the research. Crucially, the combo of other tools contributes to a greater figuring out of the mechanisms riding nominal amendment in LIS and its inner version.

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