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ASL Dictionary from NTID

This ASL Dictionary from the National Technical Institute for the Deaf is a modified version of their popular ASL Video Dictionary and Inflection Guide -- DIG

This ASL Dictionary from the National Technical Institute for the Deaf is a modified version of their popular ASL Video Dictionary and Inflection Guide -- DIG

ASL Dictionary from NTID

by Rochester Institute of Technology
ASL Dictionary from NTID
ASL Dictionary from NTID
ASL Dictionary from NTID

What is it about?

This ASL Dictionary from the National Technical Institute for the Deaf is a modified version of their popular ASL Video Dictionary and Inflection Guide -- DIG. The program shows 2,700 signs and 650 sentences that demonstrate how signs change, or “inflect”, to convey different meanings. For example, modifications in hand movements and facial expressions can change the sign for “help” to mean help me, help them, help for a long time, etc. “Afternoon” can change to mean all afternoon, late afternoon or every afternoon. The sentences also show the full range of ASL grammar.

ASL Dictionary from NTID

App Details

Version
2.1.1
Rating
(47)
Size
6Mb
Genre
Education Reference
Last updated
November 12, 2014
Release date
March 21, 2012
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App Store Description

This ASL Dictionary from the National Technical Institute for the Deaf is a modified version of their popular ASL Video Dictionary and Inflection Guide -- DIG. The program shows 2,700 signs and 650 sentences that demonstrate how signs change, or “inflect”, to convey different meanings. For example, modifications in hand movements and facial expressions can change the sign for “help” to mean help me, help them, help for a long time, etc. “Afternoon” can change to mean all afternoon, late afternoon or every afternoon. The sentences also show the full range of ASL grammar.

There is an option to show signs grouped into 24 categories: Countries, Animals, Numbers, States, Money, etc. As a self-test, users also have an option to choose when they see the English sentences – simultaneously with the ASL sentences, or afterwards.