New Zealand’s third official language has become more accessible with the launch of the Online Multimedia Dictionary of New Zealand Sign Language.
Victoria University’s Deaf Studies Research Unit, which produced the first dictionary of New Zealand Sign Language (NZSL) in 1997, has created an online dictionary with about 4,000 NZSL signs, accompanied by line drawings and video clips to show how to produce each sign and how the signs are used in context.
The dictionary, launched by Victoria University, is a resource for deaf people, their families, professionals, learners and teachers of NZSL. It will be available as a reference tool to a wide range of people in New Zealand and overseas.
Find more information about New Zealand Sign Language on Wikipedia.
Source : press release by Victoria University of Wellington