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American Sign Language[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Presumably illustrates a person by outlining his or her torso.

Production[edit]

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Suffix[edit]

Upload png, jpg, or gif image. (ASL gloss: -ER, AGENT, PERSON-MARKER)

  1. (appended to certain signs, especially those specifying an occupation or geographical area) -er; person who has (the specified occupation) or lives in (the specified area); used to form an agent noun or demonym

Usage notes[edit]

  • This is one of the very few suffixes in ASL. It is not used as productively by most native ASL signers as -er is by English speakers.

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Noun[edit]

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

  1. (rare in most areas) individual

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