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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 previewThe Association Review (1900)

The American sign language is the most complete which exists, and consequently rather difficult to acquire; so that it would take a deaf person a considerable time to thoroughly master it, if left to himself. The party referred to considers this ...

Google previewPsychology (2016)

by Cram101 Textbook Reviews

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

Google previewThe Kids' Guide to Sign Language (2012)

by Christopher Forest

Fact: American Sign Language is the fourth most common 4 Communicating with Signs.

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 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

British Sign Language, American Sign Language) and has oracy and/or literacy competence in a spoken majority or minority language (e.g. English). A bilingual's ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Canadian Social Work (2009)

by Francis J. Turner

American Sign Language as a Pathway to Linguistic Competence.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Family Health (2011)

by Martha Craft-Rosenberg, Shelley-Rae Pehler

American Sign Language, Deaf Culture, and ...

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 ...

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