L@Chin-ThumbBack Squeeze

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American Sign Language[edit]

Production[edit]

  • This one-handed ASL sign is produced as follows:
    1. ASL L@Chin-ThumbBack.jpg
      Posture the dominant hand in the “L” handshape at the chin, thumb of the dominant hand pointing back.
    2. Squeeze
      Repeatedly retract and extend the index finger.
  • When used interrogatively, this sign is produced furrowed eyebrows, squinted eyes, head tilted, and a very small headshake (i.e. pivoting slightly from side to side, not nearly so much as that of a “no” gesture).
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
L Flap-Flap bent-L
ASL L@Chin-ThumbBack.jpg
ASL L@Chin-ThumbBack Squeeze.jpg
In In
Close to Body
Center
of Chin


Pronoun[edit]

ASL L@Chin-ThumbBack Squeeze.jpg (ASL gloss: WHO)

  1. who