New publication (May 2017) on an aspect of the grammar of Sign Language of the Netherlands: Oomen, Marloes & Roland Pfau. 2017. Signing NOT (or not): A typological perspective on standard negation in Sign Language of the Netherlands. Linguistic Typology 21(1), 1-51.
This article describes, based on data from the Corpus NGT, how sentential negation is realized in Sign Language of the Netherlands (NGT): what is the position of the negation sign NOT, and what is the domain of the headshake which can be articulated simultaneously with one or more signs?
The corpus data reveal:
The article also contains a detailed comparison with negation patterns that have been described for other sign languages.