V@SideChesthigh-PalmBack H@InsideChesthigh-PalmBack V@InsideChesthigh-PalmBack H@CenterChesthigh-PalmBack

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American Sign Language[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Imitative of cutting with scissors.

Production[edit]

right-hand V palm-in away from body right side of chest right-hand stays repeatedly each time turning to with right-hand moving left
right-hand U palm-in
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  • This one-handed ASL sign is produced as follows:
    1. Posture the dominant hand in the “V” handshape in front of the area of your dominant shoulder and move to the nondominant shoulder while changing repeatedly to the H shape and back, the palm facing toward the body

Verb[edit]

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

  1. cut
    (ASL gloss) TODAY SOMEONE CUT MY HAIR. MY HAIR LOOK GREAT!
    "Today someone cut my hair. My hair looks great!"
    (ASL gloss) TOMORROW ME CUT WRAPPING PAPER WHY CHRISTMAS PRESENTS FOR FAMILY!"
    "Tomorrow I will be cutting the wrapping paper for Christmas presents for my family!"

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