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Definition of the noun american sign language

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noun

  1. the sign language used in the United States

Alternative definition of the noun american sign language

proper noun

  1. a language that uses hands, facial expressions, and other bodily behavior to communicate both concrete and abstract ideas; some signs are based on English words, but ASL syntax and grammar are not based on English.

Phrases with American Sign Language

  1. Franco-American Sign Language
  2. I Don't Know American Sign Language

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for American Sign Language

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Google previewThe American Sign Language Handshape Dictionary (1998)

by Richard A. Tennant, Marianne Gluszak Brown

American Sign Language is the shared language that unites Deaf people in what is known as the Deaf community. Deaf with a capital D is used in publications to recognize the cultural and linguistic affiliation of Deaf people who are members ...

Google previewPsychology (2016)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

American Sign Language: American Sign Language is the predominant sign ...

Google previewResearch Methods in Sign Language Studies (2014)

A Practical Guide by Eleni Orfanidou, Bencie Woll, Gary Morgan

observe: “American Sign Language is a social and linguistic phenomenon, for which deafness is a necessary human condition motivating its sustained use (Johnston, 2004), but an individual's deafness is neither a necessary nor ...

Google previewIntroduction to Psychology (2016)

Psychology, Psychology by CTI Reviews

American Sign Language: American Sign Language is the predominant sign language of deaf ...

Google previewPsychology, Core Concepts (2016)

by CTI Reviews

American Sign Language is the predominant sign language of deaf communities in the United States and Englishspeaking parts of ...

Google previewInfants, Children, and Adolescents (2016)

by CTI Reviews

American Sign Language is the predominant sign language of deaf communities in the United States and Englishspeaking parts of Canada.

Google previewConcise Encyclopedia of Brain and Language (2010)

by Harry A. Whitaker

pair grammar applicative article American Standard Code for Information Interchange American Sign Language aspect(ual) automatic speech recognition associative augmented transition network advanced tongue root (distinctive feature) ...

Google previewRoutledge Encyclopedia of Language Teaching and Learning (2013)

by Michael Byram, Adelheid Hu

Classifiers are expressed in sign languages primarily by means of handshape: in American Sign Language, the hand-shape in which the thumb, index and middle finger are extended from the closed fist is a classifier for vehicles; in Thai Sign ...

Google previewThe New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture (2014)

Volume 5: Language by Michael Montgomery, Ellen Johnson

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Google previewDictionary of Linguistics and Phonetics (2011)

by David Crystal

allative aorist adjective phrase applicative argument article American Sign Language aspect automatic speech recognition across-the-board augmented transition network advanced tongue root augmentative auxiliary verb ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Linguistics (2013)

by Philipp Strazny

Languages Albanian Algeria Altaic Ambiguity American Sign Language Amharic and Ethiopian Semitic Languages Analogical Change Anaphora Anatomy of the Articulatory System Anatomy of the Auditory System Ancient Egyptian Ancient ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Human Development (2005)

by Neil J. Salkind

American Psychological Association American Psychological Society American Sign Language (ASL) Americans with Disabilities Act Ames, Louise Amnesia ...

Google previewInternational Encyclopedia of Linguistics (2003)

Armenian ART article ASL American Sign Language ASP aspect ASR Automatic Speech Recognition ATN Augmented Transition Network ...

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Small photo of Finger Spelling the Alphabet in American Sign Language. The Letter CSmall photo of AUSTIN, TEXAS - FEBRUARY 27, 2016: An American Sign Language interpreter translates for the hearing impaired at a campaign rally for Senator Bernie Sanders held at the Circuit of the Americas.Small photo of Finger Spelling the Alphabet in American Sign Language. Letter B. Isolated on whiteSmall photo of American Sign Language (ASL) A One-handed alphabet "S" used by Deaf - Mute.Small photo of American Sign Language (ASL) A One-handed Number "9" used by Deaf - Mute.Small photo of American Sign Language (ASL) A One-handed Number "5" used by Deaf - Mute.Small photo of The alphabet using American Sign Language More...

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