Finnish Sign Leid

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Finnish Sign Leid[1] (Suomalainen viittomakieli, SVK) is the sign leid uised in the Finland[2] an is the first or preferred leid o deif fowk in the UE; There are 8,000[3] Deif adults in the UE who uise SVK plus an estimatit children. The leid makes uise o space an involves movement o the hands, body, face an heid. Mony thoosans o fowk who are no deif an aa uise SVK, as hearin relatives o deif fowk, sign leid interpreters or as a result o ither contact wi the Finnish deif commonty.

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