1@NearFinger-Open8@Center-PalmDown Contact 1@NearFinger-Open8@Center-PalmDown

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American Sign Language[edit]

Production[edit]

  • This two-handed ASL sign is produced as follows:
    1. ASL 1@NearFinger-Open8@Center.jpg
      Posture the nondominant hand in the “open 8” handshape about half an arm's length in front of the sternum, nondominant palm facing down. Posture the dominant hand in the “1” handshape within a couple of inches of the extended finger of the nondominant hand.
    2. Strike the index finger of the dominant hand against the bent middle finger of the nondominant hand while holding the nondominant hand still.
    3. ASL 1@Finger-Open8@Center.jpg
      Posture the nondominant hand in the “open 8” handshape about half an arm's length in front of the sternum, nondominant palm facing down. Posture the dominant hand in the “1” handshape within a couple of inches of the extended finger of the nondominant hand.


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
1 open-8 LUH Side
ASL 1@NearFinger-Open8@Center.jpg
ASL 1@Finger-Open8@Center.jpg
Side Down
Touching on
Topside


Verb[edit]

ASL 1@NearFinger-Open8@Center.jpg (ASL gloss: SKIP)

  1. (transitive) to skip (some event, especially class or a meeting)
  2. (transitive) to lack

Adjective[edit]

ASL 1@NearFinger-Open8@Center.jpg (ASL gloss: ABSENT)

  1. absent; lacking; missing