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Sigma KEE - YugoslavianSignLanguage
. SIL code: YSL. ISO 639-2: sgn. Population: 30,000 users out of 60,000 deaf persons in the former larger Yugoslavia (1986 Gallaudet Univ.) Population: total both countries 30,000 (1986 Gallaudet University). Region: Also spoken in Slovenia. Dialects: SERBIAN SIGN LANGUAGE. Comments: Origin from deaf schools in Austria and Hungary. There are regional variants, but no problem in comprehension. Since 1979 there have been efforts to standardize. Slovenian Sign Language used in Slovenia is a dialect. First deaf school in 1840, but sign language is not used in schools. Interpreters are furnished in court. TV. Also used in: Slovenia (Language name: YUGOSLAVIAN SIGN LANGUAGE). Dialects: SLOVENIAN SIGN LANGUAGE. Comments: Related to Austrian and Hungarian sign languages.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
that expresses content. This covers
s that contain a
, such as a book, as well as
ualSignLanguage, which may similarly contain a
primarily intended for communication between a deaf individual and a hearing individual or between deaf individuals.(extract from http://www.ethnologue.com/)
The universal class of individuals. This is the root node of the ontology.
s used by
A 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.
This is the subclass of
which are language-related. Note that this
and the the elements of
which has as its medium gestures and movement, such as the shape, position, and movement of the hands.
An 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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