SA launches bilingual dictionary for deaf community | Bizcommunity

As part of efforts to remove barriers that prevent persons in the deaf community from communicating effectively, the country has developed the first bilingual South African Sign Language (SASL) Dictionary.

The dictionary is available as an app on smartphones to provide standardised SASL lexical terminology.

“This effort will close [the] communication gap drastically, which affect many facets of a deaf person’s life, including education, limited ability to be understood by most of the South African population,” Minister of Sport, Arts and Culture Nathi Mthethwa said on Thursday.

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