American Sign Language
- (moving the hand repeatedly from side to side) B@Sfhead-PalmForward Sidetoside
- The hand may be in various handshapes, including “flat B” (with the thumb at the side), “open B” (with the thumb extended), or “5” (spread fingers).
- The hand may be lower, e.g. at neck height, and may move in smaller or larger arcs for nuanced meanings and levels of formality.
Based on a casual salute, a cross-cultural gesture that often accompanies greetings like hello.
- This one-handed ASL sign is produced with a smile:
Part of hand
Part of hand facing
|‘B’ (Bo-) |
- Stokoe: ȜB⊤