Deaf

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From deaf.

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Deaf (not comparable)

  1. Of or relating to the culture surrounding deaf users of sign languages.
    • 2005, Patricia Elizabeth Spencer and Marc Marschark, Advances in the Spoken Language Development of Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing Children, Oxford University Press, ISBN 0195179870, page 3,
      Today, sign languages are the means of communication and interaction in Deaf communities around the world and have been shown to contain all the linguistic complexities and potentials of spoken languages (Stokoe, 1960/2005).
    • 2006, David Alan Stewart and Elizabeth Stewart, American Sign Language the Easy Way, Barron's Educational Series, ISBN 0764134280, page 101,
      There are Deaf clubs in many cities, but the clubs are just a part of the larger community of Deaf people.

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