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Definition of the noun dactylology

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noun - plural: dactylologies

  1. The use of the fingers and hands to communicate ideas, especially by the deaf.

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Google previewDocuments of the Assembly of the State of New York (1881)

by New York (State). Legislature. Assembly

Extreme dactylology is an astringent system ot teaching and-finds no place in our creed. The system of quarterly examinations, detailed in former reports, has been continued through the year, with gratifying results. The course of instruction ...

Google previewMultilingualism in Spain (2001)

Sociolinguistic and Psycholinguistic Aspects of Linguistic Minority Groups by M. Teresa Turell

Dactylology is a way of writing in the air. Each letter is represented ...

Google previewThe Penny Cyclopaedia. Volume VIII. (1837)

The simple art of communicating ideas by spelling words with the fingers is called dactylology The positions which the fingers are made to assume correspond to the alphabetic characters of a ...

Google previewElectrical Review (1897)

by George Worthington

Dactylology is an exceedingly complicated system, and it seems doubtful if any large proportion of the pupils ever attain full mastery of it. Gesticulation is nature's language, in a great measure among the mute, the savages, and among ...

Google previewConcise Medical Dictionary (2015)

by Elizabeth Martin

dactylology. n. the representation of speech by finger movements: sign language. DAFNE. (dose adjustment for normal eating ) a structured fiveday education programme for patients with type 1 diabetes.

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

FINGERSPELLING, ALPHABET, DACTYLOLOGY, MANUAL ALPHABET, SPELL With palm facing down, wiggle the fingers of the right flat open hand as the hand moves along a horizontal line to the right. Memory aid: Emphasizes the use of ...

Google previewThe Pocket Dictionary of Signing (1992)

by Rod R. Butterworth, Mickey Flodin

FINGERSPELLING, ALPHABET, DACTYLOLOGY, MANUAL ALPHABET, SPELL With palm facing down, wiggle the fingers of the right flat open hand as the hand moves along a horizontal line to the right. Memory aid: Emphasizes the use of ...

Google previewAbbreviations Dictionary, Tenth Edition (2001)

by Dean A. Stahl, Karen Landen

dactylology; dactylus; dissimilar aircraft combat training dacty dactylography; dactyloscopy dactygram dactylogram (fingerprint) dactyl dactylogic(al)(ly); dactylologist(ic); dactylology dacum designing a curriculum dad daddy ...

Google previewFlip Dictionary (2002)

by Barbara Kipfer

warning sign a policy and assume liability: underwrite sign a previously signed document: countersign sign at end of a document in attestation, testimony, consent: subscribe sign language: dactylology sign of something to come: forerunner, ...



DACTYLOLOGY. CUSTARD-APPLE, kus'tard-ap'l, n. the fruit of a W. Indian tree, having an eatable pulp, like a custard. CUSTODIAL, kus-t5'di-al, adj. pertaining to custody. CUSTODIAN, kus-to'di-an, n. one who has custody or care, esp. of ...

Google previewChambers's Encyclopaedia (1901)

A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge

DACTYLOLOGY DAG 651 tion, consisting of a long and two short syllables, as in the word omnibus. It was so called from its resemblance to the finger, which consists of three joints — one long and two short. The same name is sometimes ...

Google previewThe Edinburgh Encyclopaedia ... (1830)

by Sir David Brewster

Dactylology, Vocal Speech, and the Explanation of the Meaning of Words, pany the speech of others, is a thing so singular, that, Doo previously to experiment, we should suppose it almost impossible. Yet it is curious to remark, that this seems ...

Google previewComprehensive Dictionary of Education (2008)

by Maqbool Ahmad

Dactylology. Refers to a method of visual communication wherein the fingers are used to form an alphabet to construct words. Used by the deaf and the partially hearing. Dadims. Means a continental art movement conceived as a protest ...

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia britannica (1854)

or, Dictionary of arts, sciences and general literature by Thomas Stewart Traill

DACTYLOLOGY, the art of spelling or communicating ideas with the fingers ; the most useful application of which is what has been called the Manual Alphabet for the instruction of the deaf and dumb. It has also been employed as the medium ...

Google previewNew American Roget's College Thesaurus in Dictionary Form (Revised &Updated) (2002)

by Philip D. Morehead

gesture, gesticulation; pantomime; wink, glance, leer; nod, shrug, beck, touch, nudge; dactylology, sign language; cue, implication, suggestion, hint (see INFORMATION), clue, key; scent, track, ...

Google previewThe Popular Encyclopedia (1841)

Chirology Dactylology Hartford Bioobapht. Epee, Abbe de 1* Sicard, R. A. Education. Academy Autopsy Cambridge, * Catechesis Catechism Catechetical Schools Christ's Hospital College. Education, and s Gymnasium Horn-book Humanities ...

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Dactylology Meaning

Video shows what dactylology means. The use of the fingers and hands to communicate ideas, especially by the deaf.. dactylology synonyms: fingerspelling, ...

Scrabble value of D2A1C3T1Y4L1O1L1O1G2Y4

The value of this 11-letter word is 21 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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