Svetlana Dachkovsky

List of John Benjamins publications for which Svetlana Dachkovsky plays a role.


Dachkovsky, Svetlana 2020 From a demonstrative to a relative clause marker: Grammaticalization of pointing signs in Israeli Sign LanguageSpecial Issue in Memory of Irit Meir, Lillo-Martin, Diane, Wendy Sandler, Marie Coppola and Rose Stamp (eds.), pp. 142–170 | Article
Demonstratives provide an important link between gesture, discourse and grammar due to their communicative function to coordinate the interlocutor’s focus of attention. This underlies their frequent cross-linguistic development into a wide range of function words and morphemes (Diessel 1999). The… read more