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Area Accessibility / Terms and definitions relating to communication

IEV ref 872-02-10

en
sign language
signed language
visual signing
natural language that, instead of relying on acoustically conveyed sound patterns, uses signs made by moving the hands combined with facial expressions and postures of the body to convey meaning

Note 1 to entry: Sign language varies from country to country, and includes many dialects, in a similar manner to spoken languages.


[SOURCE: IEC 63080:2017, 3.35, modified – The definition has been revised, including replacement of "manual communication with the hands, facial expressions, and body language to convey meaning" by "signs made by moving the hands combined with facial expressions and postures of the body to convey meaning" for conformity with Recommendation ITU-T F.791:2018, 3.36. Note 1 to entry from Recommendation ITU-T F.791:2018, 3.36, has been added with a small editorial change.]


fr
langue des signes, f
langage naturel de communication qui, au lieu de reposer sur l'articulation de sons, s'appuie sur des signes formés par le mouvement des mains combiné à des expressions faciales et à des postures corporelles

Note 1 à l'article: La langue des signes varie d'un pays à l'autre et inclut de nombreux dialectes, tout comme les langues parlées.


[SOURCE: IEC 63080:2017, 3.35, modifié – La définition a été révisée, y compris le remplacement de "manual communication with the hands, facial expressions, and body language to convey meaning" par "signs made by moving the hands combined with facial expressions and postures of the body to convey meaning" en anglais pour conformité à la définition 3.36 de la Recommandation UIT-T F.791:2018. La note 1 à l'article de ladite définition a été ajoutée avec une légère modification rédactionnelle.]


Publication date: 2022-09
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