Queen opens sign language dictionary "Spread the sign"

Drottningen och utbildningsminister Jan Björklund vid invigningen av "Spread the sign". Foto: Markus Dahlberg/Scanpix

The Queen with Minister for Education, Jan Björklund, at the launch of ”Spread the sign”. Photo: Markus Dahlberg/Scanpix

On Tuesday 31 March, The Queen opened the Swedish-European sign language dictionary, "Spread the sign," at the Ministry for Foreign Affairs in Stockholm.

The "Spread the sign" project is a visual, online dictionary for both sign language and written language. The user enters a word in his or her own language, which is then translated into the desired sign language.