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American Sign Language

American Sign Language  

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A communication system for deaf people in the US in which meaning is conveyed by hand signals and the positions of the hands relative to the upper part of the body. See also sign language. Compare ...
cherology

cherology  

A term coined in the 1960s, by analogy with phonology, to denote the study of sign language. See also American Sign Language, British Sign Language. [From chereme a basic contrastive unit in a sign ...
Makaton

Makaton  

A simplified sign language, based on British Sign Language but internationally recognized, specifically designed for people with learning difficulties of all kinds and their parents and carers, ...
sign language

sign language  

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Linguistics
A form of communication that uses movements of the hands and other parts of the body together with facial expressions instead of sound. There are many different forms of sign language throughout the ...

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