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DEAF


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This Sign is Used to Say (Sign Synonyms)
  • DEAF

Examples of Usage
English Sentence

My sister is Deaf and goes to Gallaudet University.

ASL Gloss

GALLAUDET UNIVERSITY MY DEAF SISTER GO-TO.

English Sentence

Kenny Walker is deaf and played football in the NFL for the Denver Broncos.

ASL Gloss

K-E-N-N-Y W-A-L-K-E-R HE DEAF HE PLAY FOOTBALL N-F-L WHICH TEAM? D-E-N-V-E-R B-R-O-N-C-O-S.

English Sentence

The man who invented the TTY was Robert Weitbrecht, he was deaf.

ASL Gloss

MAN WHO INVENTED #TTY HIMSELF DEAF NAME R-O-B-E-R-T W-E-I-T-B-R-E-C-H-T.

English Sentence

Sean Berdy is a deaf actor well known for acting on the TV series Switched at Birth.

ASL Gloss

S-E-A-N B-E-R-D-Y HIMSELF DEAF ACTOR FAMOUS WHY? HE INVOLVED #TV PROGRAM QUOTE SWITCHED A-T BIRTH.

English Sentence

In 1947, Rhulin Thomas became the first deaf pilot to fly from coast-to-coast in the U.S. alone.

ASL Gloss

YEAR 1947 R-H-U-L-I-N T-H-O-M-A-S HE FIRST DEAF PILOT ALONE UNITED STATES C-O-A-S-T FLY-ACROSS C-O-A-S-T.

English Sentence

Jeff Float is a deaf American swimmer who won a gold medal at the 1984 Olympics.

ASL Gloss

J-E-F-F F-L-O-A-T HIMSELF AMERICAN DEAF SWIMMER 1984 OLYMPICS GOLD MEDAL HE WON.

English Sentence

Phyllis Frelich was a deaf actress and famous for winning the 1980 Best Actress Tony Award for the play "Children of a Lesser God."

ASL Gloss

P-H-Y-L-L-I-S F-R-E-L-I-C-H HERSELF DEAF ACTRESS FAMOUS WHY? WIN T-O-N-Y AWARD FOR PLAY QUOTE “CHILDREN O-F A L-E-S-S-E-R GOD.”

English Sentence

I enjoy having a conversation with my deaf friends.

ASL Gloss

MY DEAF FRIENDS I ENJOY CONVERSATION.

English Sentence

Regina Hughes was the first deaf artist to have a solo show at the Smithsonian.

ASL Gloss

REGINA HUGHES HERSELF FIRST DEAF ARTIST HAVE SOLO SHOW WHERE? SMITHSONIAN.

English Sentence

Ernest Hairston was one of the six founding members of the Black Deaf Advocates (BDA).

ASL Gloss

ERNEST HAIRSTON HIMSELF DEAF ONE OF SIX FOUNDING MEMBERS OF BDA BLACK DEAF ADVOCATES.

English Sentence

Ernest Hairston was one of the six founding members of the Black Deaf Advocates (BDA).

ASL Gloss

ERNEST HAIRSTON HIMSELF DEAF ONE OF SIX FOUNDING MEMBERS OF BDA BLACK DEAF ADVOCATES.

English Sentence

Malcolm Norwood was a deaf man from Connecticut who was known as the Father of Closed Captioning.

ASL Gloss

MALCOLM NORWOOD HIMSELF DEAF FROM CONNECTICUT PEOPLE CALL HIM QUOTE FATHER OF CLOSED CAPTIONING.

English Sentence

Martin Belsky was a deaf man from Michigan who was a leader of deaf sports at the local and national level.

ASL Gloss

MARTIN BELSKY HIMSELF DEAF FROM MICHIGAN MANY YEARS INVOLVED LEADER DEAF SPORTS LOCAL AND NATIONAL LEVEL.

English Sentence

Martin Belsky was a deaf man from Michigan who was a leader of deaf sports at the local and national level.

ASL Gloss

MARTIN BELSKY HIMSELF DEAF FROM MICHIGAN MANY YEARS INVOLVED LEADER DEAF SPORTS LOCAL AND NATIONAL LEVEL.


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