The Sign Language Dataset Compendium

Lexical Resource

Hong Kong Sign Language Browser

The Hong Kong Sign Language Browser is a data base of Hong Kong Sign Language collecting the most frequent signs and their lexical variations.

Signs can be searched by keywords, the initial handshape, categories, or the number of strokes of its Chinese translation. Users can contribute their opinion on individual signs.

The Hong Kong Sign Language Browser was last updated on 2022-04-07.

Languages Hong Kong Sign Language, Chinese, English
Size 7346 entries of signs and variants
Linguistic Information Sign ID, Citation form, variants, keyword in English or Chinese, picture of the initial handshape, Replies form deaf organisations on users age distribution, origin of sign, frequency of use and comments
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Access Public access via browsable homepage to 2022 signs
Institution Centre for Sign Linguistics and Deaf Studies, Department of Linguistics and Modern Languages, Chinese University of Hong Kong
Publications Sze et al. (2018)

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This entry was last modified on 7 August 2023.