1@ContraShoulder-FingerBack 1@IpsiShoulder-FingerBack 1@Abdomen-FingerBack

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American Sign Language[edit]

Production[edit]

left-hand bent-D palm-in close to body left side of chest right-hand moves right
close to body right side of chest right-hand moves down
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  • This one-handed ASL sign is produced as follows:
    1. Posture the dominant hand in the “1” handshape with the dominant hand at the nondominant shoulder, extended finger(s) of the dominant hand pointing back.
    2. Move the hand horizonally across the chest to the following posture.
    3. Posture the dominant hand in the “1” handshape with the dominant hand at the dominant shoulder, extended finger(s) of the dominant hand pointing back.
    4. Move the hand down to the following posture.
    5. Posture the dominant hand in the “1” handshape on the abdomen, extended finger(s) of the dominant hand pointing back.

Etymology[edit]

Indicates a clothing style with three buttons. Buttons are located both shoulder's edge and bottom's side of its rib. However, its origin form has Political Incorrectness whereas it signed "1@RightEyeCornerEdge-Twisted" OR "G@RightEyeCornerEdge-PinchtoRight"(revision needed) as a shape of their eyes. It changed to Political Correctness with an indication of their clothing style.

Proper noun[edit]

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  1. Chinese (the language family)
    • 2006, ewitteborg, ASL VLOG (part 1), 0:00:40:
      (ASL gloss) VOCABULARY MANDARIN M MANDARIN M-A-N-D-A-R-I-N CHINESE DIFFERENCES PEOPLE CHINESE DIFFERENT NOW LEARN WHAT FORMAL LANGUAGE OF CHINA COUNTRY MANDARIN COOL...
      — “Vocabulary of Mandarin ([that sign uses the handshape] M, Mandarin [is spelled] M-A-N-D-A-R-I-N) Chinese—many different peoples are Chinese, different ones—now [we] are learning the formal language of the country China: Mandarin. Cool...”
  2. Mandarin Chinese
    (ASL Gloss) CHINESE VERY-DIFFICULT BUT BEAUTIFUL EXPERIENCE LEARNING LANGUAGE
    "[Mandarin] Chinese is a very difficult but beautiful language to learn."
  3. China (the country)
    • 2006, ewitteborg, ASL VLOG (part 1), 0:00:40:
      (ASL gloss) VOCABULARY MANDARIN M MANDARIN M-A-N-D-A-R-I-N CHINESE DIFFERENCES PEOPLE CHINESE DIFFERENT NOW LEARN WHAT FORMAL LANGUAGE OF CHINA COUNTRY MANDARIN COOL...
      — “Vocabulary of Mandarin ([that sign uses the handshape] M, Mandarin [is spelled] M-A-N-D-A-R-I-N) Chinese—many different peoples are Chinese, different ones—now [we] are learning the formal language of the country China: Mandarin. Cool...”

Noun[edit]

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  1. Chinese person

Adjective[edit]

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  1. Chinese; of or relating to China
    (ASL Gloss) CHINESE PEOPLE I MET VERY FRIENDLY! :)
    "The Chinese people I met were very friendly!"
    • 2006, ewitteborg, ASL VLOG (part 1), 0:00:40:
      (ASL gloss) VOCABULARY MANDARIN M MANDARIN M-A-N-D-A-R-I-N CHINESE DIFFERENCES PEOPLE CHINESE DIFFERENT NOW LEARN WHAT FORMAL LANGUAGE OF CHINA COUNTRY MANDARIN COOL...
      — “Vocabulary of Mandarin ([that sign uses the handshape] M, Mandarin [is spelled] M-A-N-D-A-R-I-N) Chinese—many different peoples are Chinese, different ones—now [we] are learning the formal language of the country China: Mandarin. Cool...”
  2. Chinese; of or relating to Mandarin or any other Chinese language
    (ASL Gloss) CHINESE LANGUAGE VERY-DIFFICULT BUT BEAUTIFUL EXPERIENCE LEARNING LANGUAGE
    "The Chinese language is a very difficult but beautiful language to learn."