6@Chin

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American Sign Language[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From initial letter W of the English word water, using a location similar to the ASL sign C@NearChin-TipForward C@NearChin-TipUp (drink).

Production[edit]

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  • This one-handed ASL sign is produced as follows:
    1. Posture the dominant hand in the “6” handshape at the chin, tip (opposite end from the wrist) of the dominant hand facing up.
    2. After touching the chin, hold the hand still briefly.

Noun[edit]

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

  1. water
    (ASL gloss) (topic) DRINK, ME PREFER WATER WHY? REFRESHING
    "As far as beverages are concerned, I prefer water because it's refreshing."

Synonyms[edit]

  • (water): In some contexts where English would use the word water, the corresponding ASL sentence may use the classifier 4 (CL-WATER), e.g. to show water flowing in a particular direction or a specific manner.