Must language be spoken to be heard?


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  • Sunday, 27 Jul 2014

Tan Sri Lee Lam Thye launching BM-English dictionary for sign language.-Art Chen / The Star. 17 July 2014.

A new dictionary aims to raise awareness about the complexities of sign language and how it is used.

IMAGINE if you were told that your mother tongue is not a “real” language, but merely a shadow of one. This is what many deaf communities face when it comes to sign language.

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