By Ellen Fricke

We communicate not just with our mouths, but in addition with our arms. and that's now not all: this booklet advances the argument that the gestures which accompany speech also are a part of the cloth to be thought of in a grammatical description of German. utilizing exemplars from the sector of syntax, the learn demonstratesthat gestures might be typologised and semanticised, that constituent constructions should be assigned to them which show the standard of recursivity, and they can functionality as attributes in nominal teams in spoken language.

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