American Sign Language [ edit ]
Etymology [ edit ]
From initial letter
of the English word W . Using a location similar to the ASL sign water C@NearChin-TipForward C@NearChin-TipUp ( “ drink ” ).
Production [ edit ]
This one-handed ASL sign is produced as follows:
Posture the dominant hand in
at the chin, tip (opposite end from the wrist) of the dominant hand facing up. the “6” handshape After touching the chin, hold the hand still briefly.
Upload (ASL gloss: png, jpg, or gif image. WATER)
(topic) DRINK, ME PREFER WATER WHY? REFRESHING "As far as beverages are concerned, I prefer water because it's refreshing."
Synonyms [ edit ]
( water ) : In some contexts where English would use the word , the corresponding ASL sentence may use the classifier water 4 ( CL-WATER ), e.g. to show water flowing in a particular direction or a specific manner.