Sign Language

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  1. Regular Plural Nouns: -s
    S shape RH, palm out
  2. Irregular Plural Nouns (children, mice, sheep)
    Make the base sign two or more times.
  3. Regular Past Verbs: -ed
    D shape RH, palm out
  4. Irregular Past Verb (saw, heard, blew)
    Open B shape RH, tips out. Slash to the right.
  5. 3rd person singular: -s
    S shape RH, palm out
  6. Possessive: -'s
    S shape RH, palm out. Twist inward quickly.
  7. Verb Form: -ing
    I shape RH, tips out. Slash to the right
  8. Participle (fallen, gone, grown)
    N shape RH, palm down.
  9. Adjective: -y
    Y shape RH, palm out.
  10. Adverb: -ly
    Y shape RH, palm out, index finger extended. Move down in wavy motion.
  11. Agent (person)
    Move both hands open B hands, tips out, down close to sides of body.
  12. Agent (thing)
    Move both hands open B hands, tips out, down in front of body.
  13. Comparative: -er
    A shape RH, palm left, thumb up, jerk upward.
  14. Superlative: -est
    A shape both hands, thumbs up. Brush knuckles of right A up knuckles of left A.
  15. Opposite of : un-
    Place thumb of A shape RH under chin and brush forward.
  16. Number
    Flat O shape both hands, left palm in, right down, tips touching. Reverse positions.
  17. 0,
    1,
    2,
    3,
    4,
    5
    • O,
    • Index Finger,
    • Index and Middle Fingers
    • Index, Middle, and Thumb
    • All but Thumb
    • All
  18. 6,
    7,
    8,
    9,
    10
    • Touch thumb with little finger,
    • Touch thumb with ring finger,
    • Touch thumb with middle finger,
    • Touch thumb with index finger,
    • Shake A thumb up left to right
  19. 11,
    12,
    13-19
    • S shape flick index up,
    • S shape flick index and middle up,
    • A thunb extended add ones unit sign moving to right as if one sign.
  20. 20,
    21,
    22,
    23-29
    • L shape to closed g shape moving to right as if one sign.
    • L shape to 1 shape moving to right as if one sign.
    • Move 2 to the right.
    • L shape to ones unit sign moving to right as if one sign.
  21. 30-99
    Sign by forming the two figures that comprise the number.
  22. 100
    Form the number 1, then C with right hand
  23. 1,000
    Form the number 1 with RH. Then place tips of right M in left palm.
  24. 1,000,000
    Form the number 1 with RH. Then place tips of right M in left palm. Bounce tips forward.
  25. 1,000,000,000
    Form the number 1 with RH. Then place tips of right M in left palm. Bounce tips forward twice.
  26. 1st- 9th
    Sign number (palm out) Then twisting to palm in.
  27. Fractions
    Sign the numerator then lower hand slightly and sign the denominator.
  28. Pronouns ending in s
    Sign base pronoun. Then S shape RH and push forward slightly.
  29. Or
    fingerspell
  30. Of
    fingerspell
  31. By
    fingerspell
  32. So
    fingerspell
  33. To
    1 shape both hands. Left palmn out and finger up. Right palm down pointing left move to and touch left finger tip.
  34. Go
    1 shape both hands, palms in, tips up. Flip down, so that palms are up and tips are out.
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Sign Language
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Sign Markers, Function words, Contractions, Numbers
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