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.
Hold-move chart for B@Sfhead-PalmForward B@FromSfhead-PalmForward
(ASL gloss: HELLO)
- hello; hi; greetings