Hu@Side-PalmBack Flatten

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

American Sign Language[edit]

Etymology[edit]

The same handshape for 3@Side-PalmForward (three) with the same orientation and similar movement as the other number signs from SmallO@Side-PalmBack Release (eleven) through OpenB@Side-PalmBack Flatten (fifteen).

Production[edit]

  • This one-handed ASL sign is produced as follows:
    1. ASL OpenU@Side-PalmBack Flatten 1.jpg
      Posture the dominant hand in the “open U” (Hu) handshape about half an arm's length in front of the shoulder, dominant palm facing back.
    2. Repeatedly flatten and extend the index and middle fingers, keeping them together.
    3. ASL OpenU@Side-PalmBack Flatten 2.jpg
      Posture the dominant hand in the “open A” handshape about half an arm's length in front of the shoulder, dominant palm facing back.
GUH Hand LUH Hand LUH Move GUH Move GUH Hand LUH Hand
GUH Palm LUH Palm Second Second GUH Palm LUH Palm
GUH Position LUH Separation Third Third
open-U Flap-Flap open-A
ASL OpenU@Side-PalmBack Flatten 1.jpg
ASL OpenU@Side-PalmBack Flatten 2.jpg
In In


Adjective[edit]

LSQ 13.jpg (ASL gloss: THIRTEEN)

  1. thirteen; 13