1@NearSternumhigh-PalmForward-1@Chesthigh-TipAcross FastContact 1@FromBackFinger-PalmDown-1@Chesthigh-TipAcross

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American Sign Language[edit]

Production[edit]

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  • This two-handed ASL sign is produced as follows:
    1. Posture the nondominant hand in the “1” handshape about half an arm's length in front of the chest, with the extended finger pointing to the dominant side. Posture the dominant hand in the “1” handshape above and behind the nondominant hand, palm facing forward.
    2. Quickly lower the dominant hand, striking the extended fingers against each other, ending with the dominant hand a short distance below the nondominant hand.

Verb[edit]

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  1. (auxiliary verb) can't
    (ASL gloss) ME CAN'T SPEAK, HEAR WHY? ME DEAF.
    "I can't speak or hear because I am deaf."
    • 2006, .oO(Tracy)Oo., ASL, 0:01:36:
      TURNING-KEY, CAN'T START, REMEMBER YOU? — “He was turning the key. It couldn't start. Do you remember?”

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