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Sign language is a form of communication used by deaf people. Sign language involves the use of hands, facial expressions and body language to communicate. The first historic mention of sign language dates back to writings by Socrates in the 5th Century BC.
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: What? Alright u have to talk to the Cubs organization and pay for it if u want it to be real. If you don't care then use a picture of the sign and photoshop it.
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They are considered "disabled" because they don't have the ability to speak. This is the dictionary definition of disability: "A disadvantage or deficiency, especially a physical or mental impairment that interferes with or prevents normal achievement in a particular area." Having a disability do…
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As far as I know he can be added to it as long as he has DNA evidence proving he's the father, but I'm sure the longer he waits the worse his chances are of getting approval from a judge, especially if the mother is fighting against it. In the state where i live, signing the birth certificate does n…
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ASL is different in that it uses three-dimensional space with the hands and body, rather than sounds from the vocal cords, as the dominant form of communicating a language. It is also different from other sign languages, just as 'normal' languages are different from each other, in the words used, an…
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Many Colleges and Universities accept American Sign Language as a Foreign Language, See the related links for lists. how many credits do you have to get im high school. Answer: Here is a link to a list by a professor at New Mexico University - sherman wilcox http://www.waaslta.org/U_accepts_ASL…
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Babies and Sign Language As in most learning situations, the students (in this case Babies) are able to understand before they can perform. With babies, six months is a good age to begin signing to them and around them, (for hearing able children) saying the word at the same time you're making the s…
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Yes. In fact, sign language has always existed. See the related link for more information.
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Answer See links below for answer.
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See you later, but you could also say hasta mañana which means see you tomorrow. In English it would be literally translated as "until later." However, it practically means "see you later."
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If you're talking about a way that's beyond friendship, then you should note the way they react when you come into physical contact. If they're hesitant or fidgety, they most likely aren't comfortable with whats taking place. If they come back at you with something at the same level or perhaps more …
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Really? i usually use "praying" as mercy in sign. Depends on what I'm saying though.
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Answer Well, I can tell you how you sign your examination for an ordinary degree in sign language. Firstly you have a two way conversation with another person. This is recorded on camera and the lecturer then reviews it afterwards. You also have an interpretive test. The lecturer signs to the cla…
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It is conceivable. As far as I know this was probably the only case of a Best Actress award to a non-speaking player, who strictly speaking did no dialogue! Anne Bancroft did win an Oscar in (Miracle Worker) but she played Annie Sullivan, Keller"s partly sighted ( wore dark glasses) instructor. Anni…
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A college or a university. See related link.
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At the Aryan-mart. AT antique stores and auction sites that specialze in Negro Americana. I hope you are using them as illustrations of the BAD old days
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Yes, using a language to express yourself in a public setting is considered public speaking. Whether that language is spoken or signed does not matter. American Sign Language has been recognized as a wholly independent language, with it's own grammar, syntax, structure, and idioms since William Stok…
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American Sign Langage, used by people who are deaf, or hard of hearing. It is motions used by the hands to make words instead of talking. Or in text talk it meens age sex location.
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Answer Gallaudet University Goshen College Rochester Institute of Technology (an university) (Those are not all of the colleges.) There are many colleges that do accept it in the U.S. I know University of Illinois doesn't which is unfortunate, but all you have to do is call the Admissions off…
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There are several theories regarding the origin of this sign. One of the most popular is that it probably originates from a custom in Ancient Rome: In the arena, after a battle between gladiators, the crowd decided if the winner would either kill or spare his defeated opponent, by holding their th…
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hasta luego means "see you later" in EnglishHasta Luego (the H is silent in spanish) is a way to say goodbye to a friend or acquaintance. It is an informal statement which literally means "until later." A close English equivalent is "so long."
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IMPROVED: One of the earliest written records of a signed language occurred in the fifth century BC, in Plato's Cratylus, where there is a quote from Socrates, the philosopher about signing.In 1755, Abbé de l'Épée founded the first school for deaf children in Paris; Laurent Clerc was arguably its…
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There are 47 Romance Languages, according to Ethnologue. The most common are:Romanian, Portuguese, Spanish, French, Italian, Catalán, and an appreciable segment of English.For a complete list, see related links.
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Answer Mainly to be assisted to learn sign language or lip reading. Also to have devices to help in some situations as i.e. a light that shows when the doorbell or telephone is ringing, an alarm clock with vibration or light, fire alarms with lights, burglar alarms with lights and to have the TV …
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About the 18th century (no definite year) in Paris, France by Michel de L'Epee
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Spanish wasn't invented--it's a natural language, and therefore evolved. However, the beginnings of a recognizable Spanish probably started appearing around 800 CE (AD).
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You can just sign "ABOUT YOU, TELL ME", but you'll need some context. For example: "Please tell me about your trip to Canada" becomes "ABOUT TRIP WHERE? CANADA TELL ME"
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If you see a female who is very "loose" then she would most likely be willing to rock your world.
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Ryan = ريان
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Answer Both chimpanzees and gorillas have been taught American Sign Language. They are quite intelligent creatures. They are usually taught Sign Language at a young age and in a labatory setting. They are limited in their ability, because they are animals and not people, but they can learn the la…
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Language was invented by human beings in order to more efficiently communicate with each other.
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Yes. Every language has a signed language.
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There are approximately 500 distinct sign languages in the world today.
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Sign Language - is a combination of movements and gestures which are used in place of the spoken word to convey meaning. Sign Language combines hand, arm, body and facial expression to express the speaker's thoughts just as spoken language expresses the speaker's thought. Sign language is a syste…
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It's called Xenoglossy. Professor Ian Stevenson has done some very interesting research over the years to determine whether this and other related phenomenon could be used as evidence for existence of Reincarnation.
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It was invented in 1620
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The ASL sign for "unknown" is the sign for "don't know". DON'T-KNOW is signed with a B handshape. Make a flat palm with the fingers together and the thumb folded into the palm. Start the sign with the tips of your fingers touching your temple, and then finish the sign by moving the hand away from t…
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There are many people who use sign language. Deaf, hard of hearing and deafened people often use sign language in order to communicate with other people who share the same common language. If not, they can communicate through a person who knows the sign language and a majority language (e.g. Engl…
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It is a Dutch word. In English it means "forklift truck" In German it is called der "Gabelstapler"
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Suggestions from the community Start with 'The Joy of Signing' second edition by Lottie Riekehof.Use 'Signing Illustrated' by Mickey Flodin to start off. The signs are very clearly depicted and it's fun!
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In contemporary English, yet examples can be found in other stages of its development, adaptations that serve a more universal audience and usage abound. One general example is the increasing use of gender-inclusive terms, such as 'he/her' in place of the conventional 'he' or intentional use of plur…
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Sign languages are visual/gestural languages used primarily by deaf and hard of hearing individuals in a given geographic location. There is a Universal Sign Language, but it is generally only used for certain international events. Every country has its own unique sign language unconnected to the sp…
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Answer The word 'for' has a couple of definitions in the English language. The sign for 'for' when it is used like in the following sentence: 'This gift is 'for' you.'; is signed by using the dominate hand's index finger extended with the tip of that finger touching the forhead and sweeping a…
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Study and practice. Or you can find a teacher on line or see if your school has a sign language program.
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Sign Language is helpful in many situations...parents teach their children Sign Language at young ages (both hearing and deaf children alike) because vocal cords have to finish forming before the child is actually able to talk...sign language can be used before the vocal cords are ready...it helps p…
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No, not as far as I can tell.
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One of the earliest written records of a signed language occurred in the fifth century BC, in Plato's Cratylus, where Socrates says: "If we hadn't a voice or a tongue, and wanted to express things to one another, wouldn't we try to make signs by moving our hands, head, and the rest of our body, just…
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Sign Language has changed just like every other language has changed. No one would have expected 30 years that the word "cell" would have also meant a mobile phone. Actually it is fascinating to look into the origins of signs. Two examples that come to mind are "toast" like you eat and "computer". T…
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The sign for 'don't' is made by crossing both arms at the wrists with both hands flat palms facing out. Then the gesture moves to bring the arms apart and to the side. However, this sign isn't used very much. There are better ways to explain to not do things. For example: If you want to say "ple…
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The only name I've ever heard it called is fingerspelling. Also called "Manual Alphabet" :-) It is also, though not often, referred to as the " Rochester Method" or "Visible English". A method of deaf education that focuses on fingerspelling and speech. This method gets its name from the fact th…
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Most likely from Old Dutch, as the Netherlanders dominated cross-channel trade for centuries before the English themselves became a maritime nation. Many other nautical terms, such as yacht, are of Dutch origin.
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Answer I think they learn languages because they are constantly stimulated by words and phrases in a specific language. In time, the brain analyses these by assessing the different sounds (pitch etc) that make up each word. Eventually, the child is able to identify the sounds associated with diff…
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Where ever you go across this globe, the universal language which people understand is money. It is this language which decides the peoples' perception. The way we communicate through money decides ones behaviour, character, attitude etc. As we get a notion on person's character observing the way he…
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Hold your left hand out and use your right index (first) finger to strike a line across your left palm. See link below for picture. The answer above is correct, in part, but incomplete. This form of "what" refers typically to items, such as 'what is this' [WHAT-point to referent], 'what is that [WH…
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most guys are different, but the shy ones would always be looking at you when you're not looking and then quickly turn their heads away when you turn to look at him. Also if he is a more daring and outgoing type, he would try to get closer to you, maybe touching you lightly in every possible way.
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See related links.
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To communicate
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No one knows. There are a number of linguists who theorize that some form of sign language preceded the use of spoken language in the evolution of humans. Like spoken languages, there are many sign languages. What we know of today as American Sign Language (ASL) has its roots in France. Thomas Hopk…
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Basically you would mime the act of playing the sax...you may preface it by spelling saxophone or just sax depending on the situation...you could also trace the shape of the sax with your hands then show what it looks like to play the instrument
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Answer All you have to do is talk to that person the same way that you would it talk to him if he would it be awake. Just because he can't respond doesn't mean he can't hear you. Don't give up, the more you talk to him the more chances he'll have to come out of that stage. Answer I once worke…
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When people tap the side of their nose it can mean a selection of things. It can mean your right in a game of charades, criminals use it but I'm not sure why it could mean agreement or a collaboration. In England it means 'its a secret' or 'keep it hush hush' or 'cant tell' like in the night before…
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Hello and hi is same as what hearing people say. just wave and smile. that's what i usually do :P
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There are lots of local community colleges and night classes that offer ASL classes. you can also teach yourself with books which you can find at bookstores such as boarders There is a book for british sign language called Sign Language by Cath Smith. Thanks to that book, now I speak sign language!
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It means: "I am"
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The first word Anne [Helens teacher] attempted to teach her was doll, but water was the first word she really associated the word with what it was.
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You can teach monkeys and other primates, especially chimpanzees to use signs as communication, but it is not sign language because they invent easier signs for use with chimps and because they can not use the signs the same way we use an actual language. ANSWERMany animals can be trained to perform…
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Some people think with ideas, not words. Just because a person is deaf doesn't mean that they don't (or can't) read. That said, one would tend to believe that they "think" in whatever language is native to themselves (for example, English or ASL). Yes, they would tend to think just like hearing p…
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In general, yes. But you need to be able to see to read sign language visually, and you need hands to be able to make the signs. It also takes determination and practice to understand the various signs of sign language. Even blind people can learn to read sign language using "tactile sign language…
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Endureth would be signed the same way as endure. Press your two thumbs one atop the other (other fingers curled into the palm) outward.
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touch the V shape to your head then bring it down to "kneel" on your other hand, palm up.
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It's German. Frohe Weihnachten or Fröhliche Weihnachten mean 'Merry Christmas'.
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Infants can understand language before their vocal apparatus develops sufficiently to allow them to speak. Sign language can be taught as early as three months and with a few simple signs, a baby's life can be less stressful because they will be able to communicate many of their basic needs with eas…
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I believe this is Finnish. Hyvaa joulua translates to merry christmas. Finnish is the correct answer.
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When they reveal their private parts ;)
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Spanish - Happy Easter
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She was not deaf at birth and learned to speak before she became hard-of-hearing, not truly deaf, from an illness as a young girl. Many authorities attribute her abilities to speech read, speak, and even sing songs because of this early ability. Also, the ease at which she learned these skills may h…
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While it is often helpful to befriend a Deaf person to learn sign language, it is important to remember that it is not a Deaf person's responsibility to teach you sign language, so other resources should be utilized first. Good resources are internet dictionaries or classes at your local community c…
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Yes you can find job as sign language interpreter anywhere there are special schools and organization in every region.May be less but for sure sign language interpreters are needed in every state and region.
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You make the letter "F" with both hands, put them close to each other, then pull apart to where your hands are at shoulder height. The words "safe", "save" and "saved" are signed with the letter S instead of a F.
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It is bad. Here are the reasons it is bad:1. It means pudding.2. Your and told you not to do it.3. Its a bad word.But who cares if it means pudding or your and told you not to do it or if its a bad word. The o time you do it is when you get mad at your mom/dad, teacher, friends, and also to random p…
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SL is an internationally recognizable method of speaking using hand, body, and facial gestures. It is a living language as all other languages. Each country/culture has its base or basic signed language, as well as its own idioms, dialects, and expressions. Just as in spoken languages, signs change …
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It is actually has two meanings of where it came from It omes from a republice in South America and dutch
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The thing that Moss is doing after he scores a TD is a gesture meaning separation. Moss said in an interview last season that he does it and it means speperating the defense because everyone said he had lost a step which is totaly not true and it means that he is still separating the "D"!
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IMPROVED: Salut: The number 8 is signed by touching the middle finger to the thumb. I hope this is what you want.Are you asking for the sign for the number 8? Please clarify, thanks!
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I'm pretty sure you can't tell the sex of unborn babies by their heartbeats...
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You can file assault charges in any state.
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First we need to consider whether or not you mean a Foreign language to a speaking person or a Foreign language to a signing person in a different country that you. A SIGNING PERSON TO ANOTHER SIGNING PERSON: It depends. If you are speaking American sign language to someone who speaks a different si…
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There is no founder of sign language any more than there is a founder of English or Russian or Chinese. The various sign languages in the world today evolved naturally. The first book of sign language was published around the early 1600s, but it is known that sign language was used by early humans b…
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Sumerians or Egyptian
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For most of the period of their use (around 3,000 years) there were less than a thousand signs in general use - only about 700 during the Middle Kingdom, when most texts were produced (and some of those 700 were quite rarely used). In the Late Period the number of signs increased dramatically to ov…
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There are 5 words ending with 'mt' daydreamt · dreamt · outdreamt · redreamt · undreamt
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You don't use Body Language. Body Language is the subconcious way we move our bodies , especially eyes, mouth and hands, when we are addressing other people. With skill and practice it is possible to learn as much from a person from the way they position themselves, the gestures they make, the face…
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The Spanish word for head is cabeza.
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I don't know about SAP R3, but original SAP is developed in ABAP (Advanced Business Application Programming) language. This programming language is developed by SAP. SAP is a German Based Company, which develops ERP. Its similar to COBOL, its syntax is same as COBOL.MaxDB is the database used in dev…
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; Hand Shape ; ; Left hand remains in "S" shape throughout the action. Right hand begins with "1" shape (pointing) and finishes as "S" shape. ; Motion ; ; Hold left hand in front of your chest. Begin sign by pointing with your right hand at your forehead (same as "think") and then move it to rest…
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Development by reason is a status of the principle on universality. It is practical reasoning and the argument of substantive sense.Ê
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Forever= d-shaped hand towards you and move is in a circle then make it into a y shape and push it away from you
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