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Flashcards in ASL Culture Deck (21):
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Lexicalized Fingerspelling

fingerspelled words that look like a sign

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numerical incorporation

incorporating a number into a sign

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wh question

furrowed eyebrows

4

yes/no question

raised eyebrows

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directionality

sign towards person you are talking about

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classifiers

signs that use hand shaped that are associated with specific categories of size shape or usage or designated hand shapes

7

signed communication systems

ASL, Signed English, Linguistics of visual English, contact sign, manually coded English, Rochester method

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Gloss

english words that best descibe ASL signs

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contact signs

english signs in asl word order

10

noun verb pairs

a sign that is the same except for the amount of times you sign it

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5 parameter or a sign

hand shape, movement, location, palm orientation, NMM

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reversal orientation

same sign the opposite way (don't want)

13

index

sign a persons name and point to a spot in the room.

14

How do you get a Deaf person's attention

Flicker the lights, tap them on the shoulder, stomp on the floor (if it is wood).

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Big D versus little d

Upercase d for describing the Deaf culture, lowercase d for describing a physically deaf person

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Possesion

Using a flat hand

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initialized sign example:

Call, family, group, team

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tense of a sentence

beginning of a sentence

19

explain bi - bi

Bilingual- someone who can speak English and ASL
Bi cultural- someone from the Deaf and hearing culture

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Where from versus where live

where from in where you were born where live is where you are living right now

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name sign

a name sign is a specific sign given to a person to represent their name, by a deaf person.