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BASL

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abbreviation
Black American Sign Language: a visual-gesture dialect used by some Black Americans, related to American Sign Language but characterized by distinct lexical forms, syntax, and signing space.
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Which form is used to state an obligation or duty someone has?

Origin of BASL

First recorded in 1990–95
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