American Sign Language Concise Dictionary: Revised Edition

Paperback | November 16, 1994

byMartin L. Sternberg

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Introducing the first revised edition to the original and most extensive pocket-size American Sign Language dictionary ever published. Included are more than 2,500 of the most widely used words, phrases and idioms in the language, with easy-to-follow illustrations of the hand, arm and facial movements that express each one.

Completely updated and modernized, this monumental work introduces 500 new signs that have recently been added to the evolving American Sign Language lexicon.

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Updated to feature 500 new signs, this widely respected reference now contains more than 2,500 of the most widely used words, phrases and idioms in sign language. Formatted clearly and with 3,750 helpful illustrations for better clarification, the American Sign Language Concise Dictionary remains a standard resource.

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Introducing the first revised edition to the original and most extensive pocket-size American Sign Language dictionary ever published. Included are more than 2,500 of the most widely used words, phrases and idioms in the language, with easy-to-follow illustrations of the hand, arm and facial movements that express each one.Completely u...

Martin L. A. Sternberg, Ed.D., is a native New Yorker. Deaf since the age of seven, he has spent most of his career working with deaf people. The idea for this book came from Dr. Elizabeth Peet, Dr. Sternberg's sign language teacher at Gallaudet University (for the deaf), in Washington, DC. Dr. Sternberg kept Dr. Peet's ideas and metho...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:768 pages, 7 × 4.19 × 1.54 inPublished:November 16, 1994Publisher:HarperCollins

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ISBN - 10:0062740105

ISBN - 13:9780062740106

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Updated to feature 500 new signs, this widely respected reference now contains more than 2,500 of the most widely used words, phrases and idioms in sign language. Formatted clearly and with 3,750 helpful illustrations for better clarification, the American Sign Language Concise Dictionary remains a standard resource.

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"The most comprehensive and clearly written dictionary of sign language ever published." (Los Angeles Times)