Currents: An E-Journal Technologies of Language and the Embodied History of the Deaf

by Leland McCleary
University of São Paulo 

Currents in Electronic Literacy Spring 2001 (4), <> 


    18. Verbs (“poder” can, “procurar”, look for, “saber” know, etc.) are always written in the infinitive presentation form.  Adjectives which in Portuguese are inflected for gender and number are written with @ to indicate that Brazilian Sign Language does not inflect them.  In this passage, no special marking of facial expression, classifiers, verb agreement or signing hand are present.

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