OpenB@Sternum-FingerBack OpenB@Trunk-FingerBack

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American Sign Language[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Same handshape as the other formal ASL pronouns and same location and orientation as the other first person pronouns.

Production[edit]

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  • This one-handed ASL sign is produced as follows:
    1. Posture the dominant hand in the “open B” handshape on the sternum, dominant palm facing up, extended finger(s) pointing back.
    2. Move the hand down to the following posture.
    3. Posture the dominant hand in the “open B” handshape on the trunk, dominant palm facing up, extended finger(s) pointing back.
    4. Hold the hand still briefly.

Pronoun[edit]

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  1. (formal) I; me; (royal) we

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