The Brazilian Sign Language Dictionary

A Two-Volume Encyclopedia of Brazilian Signs
...over 1600 pages of signs described in illustrations, words, and SignWriting...
An Historic Publication

This remarkable two-volume, tri-lingual encyclopedic-dictionary includes 9,500 entries in Brazilian Sign Language (LIBRAS). Each sign is described with an illustration depicting the meaning of the sign, another illustration shows the movement of the sign, word-descriptions explain the sign in Portuguese and English, and each sign is written in SignWriting, a written form for Brazilian Sign Language that is spreading in Brazil. more... contact the editor & publisher.... 

 photo by Claire Schneider



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Contributing Authors
Volume One:
ISBN: 85-314-0600-5
Volume Two:
ISBN: 85-314-0603-X


The Brazilian Sign Language Dictionary
A Two-Volume Encyclopedia
on Brazilian Sign Language

For Information, write to:
Dr. Fernando Capovilla, Editor

To Purchase in Brazil

Contact the Library of the Psychology Institute - University of São Paulo
Serviço de Biblioteca e Documentação do Instituto de Psicologia da USP
Av. Prof. Mello Moraes, 1721,
São Paulo, SP, 05508-900, Brazil
Fax (11) 3818-4392
Telephone: (11) 3818-4300
or (11) 3818-4392

To Purchase Outside Brazil

Contact the University of
São Paulo Publishing House
Editora da Universidade de São Paulo
Avenida Prof. Luciano Gualberto,
Travessa J. 374, 6 andar - Ed. da Antiga Reitoria - Cidade Universitaria
05508-900, Sao Paulo - SP - Brasil
Fax: (11) 3818-4151
Telephone: (11) 3818-4008
or (11) 3818-4150

...SignWriting in Brazil Directory...