TTY

(as in "Teletypewriter")

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What is being signed (English Meaning)

TTY (as in "Teletypewriter")


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This Sign is Used to Say (Sign Synonyms)

Examples of Usage
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

Deaf people use a teletypewriter to communicate over the phone.

ASL Gloss

DEAF PEOPLE COMMUNICATE THROUGH PHONE HOW? USE TELETYPEWRITER (#TTY).


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This sign uses lexicalized fingerspelling. Lexicalized fingerspelling is when fingerspelling looks more like a sign than just the individual letters signed.


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