Bent3@Ear-PalmForward Hook

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American Sign Language[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Illustrative of actively catching sound, using a movement similar to the ASL sign Bent3@Nose-PalmForward Hook (actively see).

Production[edit]

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  • This one-handed ASL sign is produced with the head tilted toward to the source of the noise:
    1. Posture the dominant hand in the “Bent 3” handshape at the dominant ear (behind the cheek, above the jaw), palm facing forward.
    2. Hook the fingers repeatedly to indicate the intensity.

Verb[edit]

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

  1. to listen; to hear
    (ASL gloss) MY FRIEND ADVICE-ME, ME LISTEN!
    "When my friend gave me advice, I listened!"

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