It is a linguistically complete, natural language.
Wh-question shortcut digits Did you know that it is possible to write in ASL? Further, even to write ASL in calligraphy?
If you talk to him in his own language, that goes to his heart. At the moment, there are a few writing systems excluding notation systems used by linguists that are practically considered. Since the ASL writing system is relatively new, it's open to exploration and evolution in its early stage, it's important to leave some room of the orthographic system for improvement, creativity, and flexibility before it's settled into a solid system based on the community's use and evolution.
Members of the ASL Community are welcome to contribute their written pieces and ideas to this section.
Since ASL writing is relatively new, its exploration and evolution are still in the early stages. This section, therefore, is in no way a final commentary on the subject.
This domain offers an opportunity for the exploration of and free, creative play with ASL writing, done within some rules that have been established to date.Sign Language Linguistics.
American Sign Language (ASL) is a complex visual-spatial language that is used by the Deaf community in the United States and English-speaking parts of Canada. Digits (experimental): a sandbox of ASL writing; From signing to writing journey: Spring Dawn; Fingerspelling in ASL writing; Games: search word in ASL writing; Games: crossword in ASL writing; Games using ASL numbers in writing; History of sign language writing; Holiday greetings in ASL writing; Numbers: learn how to write ASL numbers.
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Groups of deaf people have used sign languages throughout history. One of the earliest written records of a sign language is from the fifth century BC, in Plato's Cratylus, where Socrates says: "If we hadn't a voice or a tongue, and wanted to express things to one another, wouldn't we try to make signs by moving our hands, head, and the rest of our body, just as dumb people do at present?".
How We Write American Sign Language is an unique book that opens up the process of how to write American Sign Language to the signing community.
Chapters will be posted here as soon as they are ready, and contents will continually update when new information arises.