C@NearMouth-TipForward C@NearMouth-TipUp

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American Sign Language[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Illustrative of drinking from a cup.

Production[edit]

  • This one-handed ASL sign is produced as follows:
    1. ASL C@NearMouth-TipForward.jpg
      Posture the dominant hand in the “C” shape within a few inches from the mouth, tip (opposite end from the wrist) of the dominant hand forward.
    2. Tip the hand up as if tipping a cup to drink from it.
    3. ASL C@NearMouth-TipUp.jpg
      Posture the dominant hand in the “C” shape within a few inches from the mouth, tip (opposite end from the wrist) of the dominant hand facing up.

Verb[edit]

ASL C@NearMouth-TipUp.jpg (ASL gloss: DRINK)

  1. to drink