language of signs


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language of signs:

see sign languagesign language,
gestural communication used as an alternative or replacement for speech. Sign languages resemble oral languages in every way other than their modality. As with oral languages, sign languages are acquired spontaneously and have highly intricate, rule-governed
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Given exposure to a visual language of signs, children are able to master language at an earlier stage.
His densely detailed design is defined by the universal language of signs accessible to people from all over the world, whether or not they understand Arabic.

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