⇄Change DirectionTranslation for 'sign language' from English to Russian
NOUN   a sign language | sign languages
SYNO signing | sign language
язык {м} жестовsign language
сурдопереводчик {м}
sign language interpreter
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Translation for 'sign language' from English to Russian

sign language
язык {м} жестов

sign language interpreter
сурдопереводчик {м}занятиелинг.
Usage Examples English
  • Fingerspelling can be one-handed such as in American Sign Language, French Sign Language and Irish Sign Language, or it can be two-handed such as in British Sign Language.
  • In British Sign Language (BSL), the letter 'e' is signed by extending the index finger of the right hand touching the tip of index on the left hand, with all fingers of left hand open.
  • Harkin delivered part of his introduction speech in sign language, saying it was so his deaf brother could understand.
  • In British Sign Language (BSL), the letter 'd' is indicated by signing with the right hand held with the index and thumb extended and slightly curved, and the tip of the thumb and finger held against the extended index of the left hand.
  • One early attempt by Allen and Beatrix Gardner in the 1960s involved spending 51 months teaching American Sign Language to a chimpanzee named Washoe.
  • American Sign Language (ASL) is a natural language that serves as the predominant sign language of Deaf communities in the United States of America and most of Anglophone Canada.
  • Communication systems for sensory impairments, such as sign language for deaf people and braille for blind people, are based on movement or tactile codes.
  • The Grand Guignol building still exists. It is occupied by the [...] , a company devoted to presenting plays in sign language.
  • 2% of Colombians speak Spanish, also called Castilian; 65 Amerindian languages, two Creole languages, the Romani language and Colombian Sign Language are also used in the country.
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