An example of an ASL signer producing a noun-verb pair distinguished by proximal movement. The top pair of pictures is from the sign hammer produced in response to a verb-target vignette. The sign is articulated by movement of the elbow, a proximal joint movement. The bottom pair is from the sign hammer produced in response to a noun-target vignette. The noun-target sign is articulated with movement of the wrist and lacks any proximal joint movement.
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[Received 9 December 2017;
revision invited 2 March 2018;
revision received 1 July 2018;
revision invited 12 August 2018;
revision received 30 October 2018;
accepted 26 November 2018]
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