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Project: An Etymological Study of Flemish Sign Language

project duration
01-JAN-05 – 30-APR-09
abstract
The project has a double aim: 1, Making a comparison between, on the one hand, the basic lexicon of Flemish Sign Language and its "mother tongue", Old-French Sign Language, and, on the other hand, Flemish Sign Language and other modern sign languages, of which is known they are genealogically related to Flemish Sign Language 2, Research into the influence of the signed system "Signed Dutch" on the lexicological evolution of Flemish Sign Language.