LINGUIST List 23.5079

Wed Dec 05 2012

Media: Standardizing Scientific Terms in ASL & BSL

Editor for this issue: Anna Belew <>

Date: 04-Dec-2012
From: Paul Chapin <>
Subject: Standardizing Scientific Terms in ASL & BSL
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The New York Times online has published an article (with interactive graphics) about systematic efforts to develop common sets of signs for scientific terminology in American Sign Language and British Sign Language. See

Linguistic Field(s): General Linguistics Lexicography Translation

Subject Language(s): American Sign Language (ase) British Sign Language (bfi)

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