Martha E. Tyrone
List of John Benjamins publications for which Martha E. Tyrone plays a role.
Location in ASL: Insights from phonetic variation New Methodologies in Sign Language Phonology: Papers from TISLR 10, Brentari, Diane and Ronnie B. Wilbur (eds.), pp. 128–1462012
Recent work on location variation led us to investigate whether phonetic effects influence the lowering of certain forehead located signs in American Sign Language. We found that signing speed and the location of adjacent signs did affect these forehead signs in ways that conform to general… read more | Article
One hand or two? Nativisation of fingerspelling in ASL and BANZSL Sign Language & Linguistics 11:1, pp. 3–442008
In this paper, we focus on the nativisation process as a fully fingerspelled word or fingerspelled letters become a fingerspelled loan or initialised sign. Previous models of nativisation (e.g., Brentari & Padden 2001) have described forms derived from one-handed fingerspelling systems; however,… read more | Article
Simultaneity in Atypical Signers: Implications for the Structure of Signed Language Simultaneity in Signed Languages: Form and function, Vermeerbergen, Myriam, Lorraine Leeson and Onno A. Crasborn (eds.), pp. 317–3352007