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Morphemes in ASL

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Morphemes in ASL
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Sentence Structure, Hand Shapes, and Simplicity
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Use of sign space - provides meaning; if it is big or small, etc.



An example of morphemes in ASL is the er hand movement that one adds to differ between a verb, and the one who performs the verb.



teach then add the er morpheme (see video) and teach becomes teacher



measure is one sign by its self, which, when you add the er morpheme, it becomes measurer or, really, engineer

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