Signs for HEAR

Meaning: To perceive with the ear the sound made by (someone or something).

Meaning: be told by others or informed of (e.g. news, gossip, etc.)

In contexts, it's also used as in "physically perceive sounds".

Related signs: HEARING, DEAF, hard of hearing, SOUND.


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Deaf Culture and tidbits


"A Deaf person can do anything a hearing person can except hear." -- I. King Jordan, 1988.

Quote by I. King Jordan

Hearing is not a requirement for living normally or succeeding in a life.

Questions that hearing people are afraid to ask

What does experience like to hear with hearing aids or cochlear implants for many Deaf people?

How do Deaf people recognize sounds without hearing anything, not even with hearing aids nor cochlear implants?

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