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Hrvatski znakovni jezik : pregled opisanih jezičnih elemenata


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Kavčić, Dorijana. (2012). Hrvatski znakovni jezik : pregled opisanih jezičnih elemenata. Diploma Thesis. Filozofski fakultet u Zagrebu, Department of Linguistics. [mentor Bertoša, Mislava and Milković, Marina].

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According to many scholars, language as a sign system, in all its complexity,is fundamental and the most versatile medium through which an individual perceives the environment and communicates with it. It is the communication that is the most often thought of as the basic function of language and in the act of communication the language is the code; the prime element conveying information. Sign languages are natural languages of the deaf. Designed for visual perception they are independent sign systems, entirely equipped for transmission of whole information and fulfillment of all language functions. Their modality does not diminish their structure and the study and analysis of their utterance gives us additional data for understanding human linguistic competence. This paper represents knowledge of Croatian Sign Language (HZJ) structure and its units – descriptions of its phonology, morphosyntax and syntax. Linguistic study of Croatian Sign Language is conducted in Laboratory for Sign Language and Deaf Culture Research, at the Department of Hearing Impairments, Faculty of Education and Rehabilitation Sciences, University of Zagreb, and unified in this paper their work represents the basics as well as guidelines for further language description.

Item Type: Diploma Thesis
Uncontrolled Keywords: Croatian Sign Language, language, sign, structure, communication, deaf
Subjects: Linguistics
Departments: Department of Linguistics
Supervisor: Bertoša, Mislava and Milković, Marina
Date Deposited: 30 Jun 2014 11:59
Last Modified: 09 Jul 2014 23:20

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