Y@Side Twist

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

American Sign Language[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From initial letter Y of the English word yellow, using a movement similar to other ASL color signs, e.g. G@Side Twist (green), B@Side Twist (blue).

Production[edit]

  • This one-handed ASL sign is produced as follows:
    1. ASL Y@Side.jpg
      Posture the dominant hand in the “Y” handshape about half an arm's length in front of the shoulder.
    2. Repeatedly twist the hand clockwise and counterclockwise.
    3. ASL Y@Side Twist.jpg
      Posture the dominant hand in the “Y” handshape about half an arm's length in front of the shoulder, dominant palm facing back.
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
Y Rotate-Rotate Y
ASL Y@Side.jpg
ASL Y@Side Twist.jpg
Out In


Adjective[edit]

ASL Y@Side.jpg (ASL gloss: YELLOW)

  1. yellow