Open8@Chin-PalmBack Contact Contact

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American Sign Language[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Presumably from the obsolete sign 1@Chin-FingerBack Contact Contact (favorite).

Production[edit]

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  • This one-handed ASL sign is produced as follows:
    1. Posture the dominant hand in the “open 8” handshape at the chin, dominant palm facing back.
    2. Hold hand still briefly.
    3. Tap the middle finger of the dominant hand on the chin two or more times.
    4. Hold the hand still briefly.

Adjective[edit]

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  1. favorite
    (ASL gloss) MY FAVORITE COLOR GREEN WHY ME HAVE GREEN EYES!
    "My favorite color is green because of my eyes being green!"

Synonyms[edit]

Verb[edit]

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  1. (transitive) to prefer; to be partial to (something)

Inflection[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Adverb[edit]

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  1. rather; preferably

Noun[edit]

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  1. favorite
  2. preference
  3. flavor
  4. type