Indian sign


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Indian sign

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US a magic spell designed to place the victim in one's power or bring him bad luck
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I know some of the Indian signs - the signs they make with their hands, and by signal-fires at night and columns of smoke by day.
L [1] proposed an application which detect the Indian Sign Language (ISL) via mobile camera and converts that into corresponding text or voice.
His second chapter, for example, focuses on the Long Expedition of 1819-1821 to suggest how Plains Indian languages, and in particular Plains Indian Sign Language (PISL), discomfited "a linguistic model that oscillated in its imagination between orality and print and failed largely to consider the embodied medium of Native expressive culture" (51).
The all-conquering Mac held the Indian Sign over their Premier Division foes last season, winning all three encounters against them.
INDIAN SIGN Everton are struggling for form so they'll be pleased to welcome Southampton to Goodison Park.
Offering papers on 38 deaf sign languages and alternate sign languages, the book provides a comparative approach to studying the many sign languages used around the world, with special emphasis on less-studied alternate sign languages: Arandic alternate sign language, Old English monastic sign language, North American Indian sign language, and the hunting signs of the TsAEixa in northern Botswana.
The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has approved the setting up of Indian Sign Language Research and Training Centre (ISLRTC) as a Society under the Societies Registration Act, 1860.
WHITLEY Bay A seem to have the Indian sign over leaders Blyth Town.
FRAZER WRIGHT didn't go as far as admitting St Johnstone have the Indian sign over Dundee United.
GATESHEAD have had the Indian sign on Macclesfield Town since the Cheshire outfit came out of the Football League, and they are looking for that to continue tonight.
12/1/08 - EVERTON 1 CITY 0 Before the billions, Everton still held the Indian sign over City.
CHARLTON 0 MILLWALL 1 McDonald 38 By COLIN MALAM at The Valley MILLWALL continue to have the Indian sign on Charlton at The Valley.

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