Index:American Sign Language/OpenA

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This index lists ASL signs that begin with the dominant hand making the “open A” handshape.


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Particularly: “It would be nice to see the “open A” shape in a few orientations and locations, e.g. GIRL, HELP, STAY.”

“Open A” at or near the nondominant hand[edit]


“Open A” near the top of the head[edit]


“Open A” near the bottom of the head[edit]


“Open A” in or beside the space in front of the torso[edit]


See also[edit]

Similar shapes:

  • A” — with the thumb flat against the side of the middle phalanx of the index finger
  • S” — with the thumb pad restraining the fingers
  • Y” — with the little finger extended
  • L” — with the index finger extended
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