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"American Sign Language" is a noun which is often translated as "el lenguaje de señas americano", and "ASL" is an abbreviation which is often translated as "lenguaje gestual americano". Learn more about the difference between "American Sign Language" and "ASL" below.
American Sign Language(
uh
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meh
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rih
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kihn
 
sayn
 
lahng
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gwihj
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
1. (general)
a. el lenguaje de señas americano
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
I went to a school for the deaf where they taught everything in American Sign Language.Asistí a una escuela para sordos donde enseñaban todo en lenguaje de señas americano.
b. la lengua de signos americana
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
As an occupational therapist, it is useful to know American Sign Language.Como terapeuta ocupacional, es útil saber lengua de signos americana.
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An abbreviation is the shortened form of a word or group of words (e.g. "UFO" = "unidentified flying object"; "p." = "page").
abbreviation
1. (American Sign Language)
a. el lenguaje gestual americano
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
We are conducting a study of the use of ASL in teaching.Llevamos a cabo un estudio sobre el uso del lenguaje gestual americano en la enseñanza.
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