1@BackFinger-PalmDown-5@InsideTrunkhigh-PalmDown Frontandback 1@BackHand-PalmDown-5@InsideTrunkhigh-PalmDown

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American Sign Language[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The dominant hand traces the strap that runs between the toes connecting the base of the footwear item to its top.

Production[edit]

left-hand open-B palm-down right-hand bent-D palm-down left-hand touching below right-hand away from body in center of chest left-hand stays repeatedly right-hand moves in and out repeatedly

* This two-handed ASL sign is produced as follows:

    1. Posture the nondominant hand in the “5” handshape about half arm's length in front of the nondominant side of the trunk, nondominant palm facing down. Posture the dominant hand in the “1” handshape over the nondominant hand with the dominant index finger in the space between the nondominant index and middle fingers, dominant palm facing down.
    2. Move the dominant hand back and forth, ending with the following posture.
    3. Posture the nondominant hand in the “5” handshape about half arm's length in front of the nondominant side of the trunk, nondominant palm facing down. Posture the dominant hand in the “1” handshape with the dominant hand at the back of the nondominant hand, dominant palm facing down.
    4. Hold both hands briefly in this posture.

Noun[edit]

Upload png, jpg, or gif image. (ASL gloss: SANDAL)

  1. sandal; specifically, a sandal with a strap running between the toes
  2. flip-flop; thong (footwear)

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