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Title: Moroccan Sign Language
Submitter: Joseph Alexander
Description: Good afternoon. I am working with two students (hearing) who are interested
in Moroccan Sign Language. They are curious about the Moroccan equivalent
of our alphabet or fingerspelling. What are the Moroccan signs for
"school", "principal", "teacher", and "student"?

Thank you for your time.
Date Posted: 07-May-2010
Language Specialty: Moroccan Sign Language
LL Issue: 21.2141
Posted: 07-May-2010

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