K@Shoulder K@Abdomen

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American Sign Language[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From initial k of English king, in a motion common among terms for royalty, apparently representing a royal sash; compare G@Shoulder-PalmDown G@Abdomen-PalmDown (QUEEN, queen).

Production[edit]

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  • This one-handed ASL sign is produced as follows:
    1. Posture the dominant hand in the “K” handshape with the dominant hand at the nondominant shoulder, extended finger(s) of the dominant hand pointing up.
    2. Move the hand diagonally downward to the following posture.
    3. Posture the dominant hand in the “K” handshape with the dominant hand on the dominant side of the abdomen (the lower part of the trunk, just above the waist).

Noun[edit]

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

  1. king (male monarch)