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- another term for American Sign Language
- ‘I pointed out the well-documented ability of Chimpanzees to ‘speak’ and understand American Standard Sign Language, Ameslan.’
- ‘Patterson was working with Ameslan, standard American Sign Language.’
- ‘The various shadings and subtle differences in words may come blurred in Ameslan communication.’
- ‘Harvey found most deaf children and their hearing parents unable to communicate in the primary language system of Ameslan.’
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