K@CenterChesthigh-PalmAcross Nod

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American Sign Language[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Apparently a mutation of V@InsideChesthigh-PalmUp Sidetoside (the two people to whom I am pointing), following common ASL pattern wherein the V shape changes to the K shape. From the typical ASL approach of pointing referents.

Production[edit]

right-hand K palm-left away from body right side of chest right-hand moves left and right repeatedly
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  • This one-handed ASL sign is produced as follows:
    1. Posture the dominant hand in the “K” handshape about half an arm's length in front of the chest, the index finger pointing to chest of one referent, palm facing across.
    2. Rock the hand repeatedly back and forth between the previous and next posture by nodding the wrist.
    3. Posture the dominant hand in the “K” handshape about half an arm's length in front of the chest, middle finger pointing to the other referent, palm facing across.
    4. Hold the hand still briefly.

Pronoun[edit]

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  1. the two of them; the two of you; you two; they (two); them (two); he and she; him and her; you and he; you and she; you and him; you and her;

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