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Canadian Dictionary of ASL

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Developed in conjunction with the Canadian Cultural Society of the Deaf, this comprehensive new dictionary of American Sign Language (ASL) has over 8700 signs, many unique to Canada. Material for this extensive work has been drawn from many sources and includes input gathered from members of Canada’s Deaf community over the past twenty years. The Canadian Dictionary of ASL ...more
Hardcover, 928 pages
Published June 26th 1998 by University of Alberta Press
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Westcoast_girl
Apr 14, 2014 Westcoast_girl rated it really liked it
As the others have said, great reference book.
My only criticism was all of the finger spelled words. I think the book could have been a lot less heavy if they just wrote 'finger spell' beside each word that should be finger spelled instead of illustrating each letter again and again. But, a very small criticism for a very large book. Oh---one last thing -- Little bit disappointed it didn't have dork...but that's just me...

Anyway

Ahem

In conclusion, as you may be able to deduce by my pithy attempt
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Julie
Dec 09, 2008 Julie rated it it was amazing
It's really the only one we have, but it's a great resource, and a lot of work went into making this dictionary. I would love to see it online one day as well, but for now, I shall cling to my hard copy. This book weighs a ton, but I gladly hoofed it all over North America.
Andrew
Dec 13, 2015 Andrew rated it it was amazing
Excellent resources for Canadian Deaf community. Many of the dictionaries have vocabulary which only exist in the Lower 48.
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