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German Sign Leid

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German Sign Leid[1] (Deutsche Gebärdensprache, DGS) is the sign leid uised in the Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland) an is the first or preferred leid o deif fowk in the UE; There are 8,000,000[2] Deif adults in the UE who uise DGS 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 DGS, as hearin relatives o deif fowk, sign leid interpreters or as a result o ither contact wi the German deif commonty.

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