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Descriptor in English: Sign Language
Descriptor in Spanish: Lengua de Signos
Descriptor in Portuguese: Línguas de Sinais
Descriptor in French: Langue des signes
Entry term(s): Language, Sign
Languages, Sign
Sign Languages
Tree number(s): E02.760.169.063.500.200.609.668
E02.831.200.609.668
F01.145.209.530.702.668
L01.143.649.526.668
Scope note: A system of hand gestures used for communication by the deaf or by people speaking different languages.
Online Note: use MANUAL COMMUNICATION to search SIGN LANGUAGE 1974
History Note: 91(75)63-65; was see under MANUAL COMMUNICATION 1974-90; was heading 1963-65
DeCS UI: 13193
Descriptor UI: D012813
Date Established: 1991/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 2016/05/31
Sign Language - Preferred
Concept UI M0019840
Scope note A system of hand gestures used for communication by the deaf or by people speaking different languages.
Preferred term Sign Language
Entry term(s) Language, Sign
Languages, Sign
Sign Languages



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