Linguistics: An Introduction

By William B. McGregor

 

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1.3 — Links

A full list of Charles Hockett's design features of human lanugage.

The following sites have good information on writing systems of the world:

A few useful sites on deaf sign languages:

Aside from deaf sign languages, there are a number of auxiliary sign languages in use by hearing people. Ethnologue lists three such systems (referring to them as "sign languages"); this is doubtless an underestimate.

Updated: Feb. 11, 2009