Russell+et+al+-+ASL+Sign+lowering+as+undershoot

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ASL Sign lowering as undershoot: A corpus Study Kevin Russell, Erin Wilkinson, and Terry Janzen Kelly Garvey
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Questions to Address Can we compare how a phonetic process (undershoot) works in spoken language and signed language? Is sign lowering the equivalent of undershoot? Should sign lowering be considered a categorical process (phonological) or a gradient process (phonetic)?
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Undershoot When an articulator does not make it all the way to the target Sometimes occurs with /u/ in North American English rue [ɹu] Trudy [tɹuɾi]
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Sign Lowering as Undershoot Proposal: Sign lowering can be seen as undershoot in sign languages Signs with canonical forms made high on the face are realized at a lower position in fast/casual speech Especially signs at the forehead
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Sign Lowering: 2 Views Phoneticians: Mauk et al. (2008), Mauk and Tyrone (2008), and Tyrone and Mauk (2010) Optical tracking systems Controlled for signing rate and target signs Found:
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Sign Lowering: 2 Views Variationists: Lucas et al. (2002) and Schembri et al. (2009) Recorded socially diverse signers in
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This note was uploaded on 11/29/2011 for the course LINGUISTIC 615:461 taught by Professor Staff during the Spring '11 term at Rutgers.

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