Name signs in Danish Sign Language

A name sign is a personal sign assigned to deaf, hearing impaired and hearing persons who enter the deaf community. The mouth action accompanying the sign reproduces all or part of the formal first name that the person has received by baptism or naming. Name signs can be compared to nicknames in spoken languages, where … Læs videre

Welcome to Lingoblog

Welcome to Lingoblog, a new online platform for the dissemination of knowledge about languages and linguistics. According to Ethnologue and Glottolog, there are more than 7,000 known languages ​​in the world – and there are almost as many ways to study them. At Aarhus University, researchers and students work not only with Danish but also … Læs videre