The Gallaudet Dictionary of American Sign Language

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The Gallaudet Dictionary of American Sign Language
Author: Clayton Valli
Year: 2021
Language: English
Pages: 601
Publisher: Gallaudet University Press
ISBN-13: 9781954622012
ISBN-10: 1954622015
Files: PDF
Delivery: Instant Access
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The Gallaudet Dictionary of American Sign Language

The comprehensive introduction lays the groundwork for learning ASL by explaining in plain language the workings of ASL syntax and structure. It also offers examples of idioms and describes the antecedents of ASL, its place in the Deaf community, and its meaning in Deaf culture. This extraordinary reference also provides a special section unique to this volume on ASL classifiers and their use. Readers will find complete descriptions of the various classifiers and examples of how to use these integral facets of ASL.

Features include:

  • More than 3,000 ASL Sign Illustrations
  • Fully Searchable Full-Color DVD Featuring Every Sign
  • Special ASL Classifier Section
  • Complete Index of English Synonyms for Every Sign

Created by an unparalleled board of experts led by renowned ASL linguist and poet Clayton Valli, The Gallaudet Dictionary of American Sign Language represents the culmination of more than five years of meticulous assessment and labor. More than 3,000 illustrations arrayed in this volume display the most useful selection of signs to be found in any single ASL reference resource. Each sign illustration, including depictions of fingerspelling when appropriate, incorporates a complete list of English synonyms. A full, alphabetized English index enables users to cross-reference words and signs throughout the entire volume.

Title: The Gallaudet Dictionary of American Sign Language
Author: Clayton Valli (Editor)
Year: 2021
Language: English
Pages: 601
Publisher: Gallaudet University Press
ISBN-13: 9781954622012
ISBN-10: 1954622015
Files: PDF
Delivery: Instant Access

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