9@RadialHand-PalmForward-9@CenterChesthigh-PalmForward RoundHoriz-RoundHoriz 9@UlnarHand-PalmBack-9@CenterChesthigh-PalmBack

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American Sign Language[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Initial F from English family applied to the general sign for a collection of people. Compare C@RadialHand-PalmForward-C@CenterChesthigh-PalmForward RoundHoriz-RoundHoriz C@UlnarHand-PalmBack-C@CenterChesthigh-PalmBack (class), G@RadialHand-PalmForward-G@CenterChesthigh-PalmForward RoundHoriz-RoundHoriz G@UlnarHand-PalmBack-G@CenterChesthigh-PalmBack (group), and T@RadialHand-PalmForward-T@CenterChesthigh-PalmForward RoundHoriz-RoundHoriz T@UlnarHand-PalmBack-T@CenterChesthigh-PalmBack (team).

Production[edit]

left-hand F palm-out right-hand F palm-out left-hand touching left side of right-hand away from body in center of chest left-hand moves out while turning to right-hand moves out while turning to
left-hand F palm-in right-hand F palm-in
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  • This two-handed ASL sign is produced as follows:
    1. Posture both hands in the “9” handshape in front of the chest, palms facing forward, the thumb and index finger of each hand touching the thumb and index finger of the other hand.
    2. Hold both hands still briefly.
    3. Move each hand in a horizontal circle which twisting the wrist.
    4. Posture both hands in the “9” handshape in front of the chest, palms facing back, the little finger of each hand touching the little finger of the other hand.
    5. Hold both hands still briefly.

Noun[edit]

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  1. family