What is another word for sign language?

Pronunciation: [sˈa͡ɪn lˈaŋɡwɪd͡ʒ] (IPA)

Sign language is often used by people who are deaf or hard of hearing, and it is a way for individuals to communicate through hand gestures and facial expressions. There are many different synonyms for the term "sign language," such as finger-spelling, non-verbal communication, manual language, and visual language. Gesture language, silent language, and hand language are also terms that can be used to describe sign language. American Sign Language (ASL) is the most common form of sign language used in North America, while British Sign Language (BSL) and Australian Sign Language (Auslan) are popular in other parts of the world. Regardless of which synonym is used, sign language is an important means of communication for many people.

Synonyms for Sign language:

What are the hypernyms for Sign language?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Sign language?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

What are the meronyms for Sign language?

Meronyms are words that refer to a part of something, where the whole is denoted by another word.
  • meronyms for sign language (as nouns)

    • communication

Famous quotes with Sign language

  • The symbolic view of things is a consequence of long absorption in images. Is sign language the real language of Paradise?
    Hugo Ball
  • I took some classes in sign language when I was in my early teens because I was told that I would be completely deaf very early. But I never really wanted to learn.
    Stephanie Beacham
  • Keep a journal, and learn how to see how you as an individuals sees information so you can learn your own sign language. Meditate and practice psychic self defense and surrounding yourself with prayer.
    John Edward
  • Scott was questioning his sister. Sometimes he did it in English. More often he had resource to gibberish and sign language.
    Lewis Padgett

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