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  1. American Sign Language


Ameslan a.k.a. American Sign Language is the predominant sign language of deaf communities in the United States and English-speaking parts of Canada. Besides North America, dialects of ASL and ASL-based creoles are used in many countries around the world, including much of West Africa and parts of Southeast Asia. ASL is also widely learned as a second language, serving as a lingua franca. ASL is most closely related to French Sign Language. It has been proposed that ASL is a creole language, although ASL shows features atypical of creole languages, such as agglutinative morphology.

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Google previewSign Language of the Deaf (2014)

Psychological, Linguistic, and Sociological Perspectives by I. M. Schlesinger, Lila Namir

The word order for youngsters exposed to Ameslan is an interesting question. Fant (1974) postulates that ...

Google previewThe Telecommunications Illustrated Dictionary, Second Edition (2002)

by J.K. Petersen

Ameslan is a specific variation of sign language. When you see “Closed Captioned for the Hearing Impaired” on the corner of a broadcast television program, it indicates that sign language interpretation of the speech content of a program is ...

Google previewThe Perigee Visual Dictionary of Signing (1995)

An A-to-Z Guide to Over 1,350 Signs of American Sign Language by Rod R. Butterworth

AMESLAN. (American. Sign. Language). Rotate both A hands alternately toward the body with palms facing forward. Then point both L hands toward each other and move them to the sides with a twisting motion from the wrists. Memory aid: ...

Google previewMosby's Pocket Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing & Health Professions - E-Book (2013)

by Mosby

American Sign Language (Ameslan, ASL) American ...

Google previewMosby's Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing and Health Professions - Australian & New Zealand Edition (2014)

by Peter Harris, Sue Nagy, Nicholas Vardaxis

American Sign Language (Ameslan, ASL), a method of manual communication used by some deaf people in the United States. Messages are conveyed by manipulation of the hands and fingers. ASL is a distinct language, with its own ...

Google previewA Student's Dictionary of Language and Linguistics (2014)

by Larry Trask

American Sign Language (ASL, Ameslan) The version of sign language used in the UnitedStates. ASLis descendedfrom a Frenchsign language, and isnot mutually comprehensible with British Sign Language. American structuralism ...

Google previewSimon & Schuster Super Crossword Puzzle Dictionary And Reference Book (1999)

by Seth Godin, Lark Productions LLC, Seth Godin Productions

Ameslan 37 ameliorate / Ammotragus American Standard Code for Information Interchange: 5 ASCII [acron]; 9 ASCII code American Stock Exchange : 4 AMEX, Curb americium: 2 Am Amerigo Vespucci: 8 Vespucci; 17 Americus Vespucius ...

Google previewThe Dictionary of Health Education (2010)

by David A. Bedworth, Albert E. Bedworth

AMESLAN Slang for American Sign ...

Google previewNew Oxford Rhyming Dictionary (2012)

by Oxford University Press

Ameslan . Acrilan ...

Google previewThe Pocket Dictionary of Signing (1992)

by Rod R. Butterworth, Mickey Flodin

REFERENCE REVISED AND EXPANDED EDITION THE POCKET DICTIONARy OF SIGNING is the simplest, most convenient alphabetized pocket guide to American Sign Language (Ameslan). Arranged in an easy-to-use dictionary format, ...

Google previewThe American Heritage Abbreviations Dictionary (2002)

A Practical Compilation of Today's Acronyms and Abbreviations

American Spanish Ameslan American Sign Language Amex American Stock ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Language (2001)

by David Crystal

Ameslan /'ameslan/ > American 5ign Language.

Google previewAcademic Press Dictionary of Science and Technology (1992)

by Christopher G. Morris, Academic Press

Also, ASL, Ameslan. American spotted fever see Rocky Mountain spotted fever. American Standard Code for Information Interchange see ascii. American Standard screw thread Design Engineering, a U.S. standard for specified sizes of screw ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Special Education (2007)

A Reference for the Education of Children, Adolescents, and Adults with Disabilities and Other Exceptional Individuals by Cecil R. Reynolds, Elaine Fletcher-Janzen

American Sign Language, sometimes called Ameslan or ASL, was created over the years by the deaf community in the United States. In ASL, one hand shape frequently denotes a concept. American Sign Language must be ...

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