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Sigma KEE - MonasticSignLanguage
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monastic sign language
MonasticSignLanguage is a ManualHumanLanguage of the HolySee (the Vatican State) and Europe. SIL code: MZG. ISO 639-2: sgn. Population: No estimate available. Region: Monastic communities, especially in Europe. Comments: A second language means of communicating while maintaining vows of silence. Not a deaf sign language. Second language only.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
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Instancescontent bearing physicalAny Object or Process that expresses content. This covers Objects that contain a Proposition, such as a book, as well as ManualSignLanguage, which may similarly contain a Proposition.
 entityThe universal class of individuals. This is the root node of the ontology.
 human languageThe subclass of Languages used by Humans.
 languageA system of signs for expressing thought. The system can be either natural or artificial, i.e. something that emerges gradually as a cultural artifact or something that is intentionally created by a person or group of people.
 linguistic expressionThis is the subclass of ContentBearingPhysical which are language-related. Note that this Class encompasses both Language and the the elements of Languages, e.g. Words.
 manual human languageA ManualHumanLanguage is a HumanLanguage which has as its medium gestures and movement, such as the shape, position, and movement of the hands.
 physicalAn entity that has a location in space-time. Note that locations are themselves understood to have a location in space-time.
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