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ASL Vocab

by: Jessica Rozycki
Jessica Rozycki

GPA 3.75

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This document is a list of vocab learned in the second year of ASL
American Sign Language
ASL, Language, vocab, Vocabulary, speech
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This 10 page Bundle was uploaded by Jessica Rozycki on Monday October 3, 2016. The Bundle belongs to SPCH 309 at Marymount Manhattan College taught by Twain in Fall 2016. Since its upload, it has received 4 views. For similar materials see American Sign Language in Speech-Language Pathology and Audiology at Marymount Manhattan College.

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About Left hand face chest, circle around with right pointer Act/or Two A hands circle backwards After a while/later Touch thumb of L hand to left hand, turn forward Again Flat O hand jump into left A little/a lot Move hands close together or further apart America(n) ROOMMATE move in a circle Angry Curved 5 hand, pull away from face to the right Appointment Circle A hand around wrist, drop down Art(ist) Swipe pinky on flat hand downward Ask Point X hand in direction Awful/lousy Touch thumb and middle, flick out Bathroom Wave T hand side to side Beautiful Fan out hand across face Because Touch pointer to top of head, pull out and bend Become Palms together, turn and flip while staying connected Beer B hand against cheek Before/previous Wave hand over right shoulder Believe B hand touch forehead, bring hands together Better/best 10 hand up to the right Bitch B hand from mouth, move forward Book Touch palms, flip out Bored X hand, turn at nose Borrow V hands, right over left, bring in toward body Boss WEAK on shoulder Both U hand help with left, pull down Bread Left hand face body, use top of right hand fingers to swipe down  twice Business B hand swipe across top of left fist Busy B hand swipe multiple times over top of left hand face down But/different Touch pointers, pull away in opposite direction Buy Flat O hand, touch open palm and gesture out Cents Touch pointer to forehead, pull out and up Change X hands, turn facing each other Cheese Right over left palm to palm (touching at bottom of hand) wave  right hand Chocolate C hand over top of left hand, circle while touching Class C hands around in circle Coffee Two fists right over left, move right hand in circular motion Color Wave fingers in front of chin Come here Point to self with two pointers Computer C hand over left hand facing down, wave back and forth Continue Touch thumbs, move forward Control 2 X hands, move back and forth Cook(er) Palms swipe together then right hand flips up Cop Curved 5 hand touches over heart Cup Set C hand on left palm (like placing down a cup) Dance/dancer V hand scans left palm Days of the week M/T/W/H/F/S circled around facing you, Sunday = two 5 hands  wave down Dead 1 hand face up and 1 face down, flip and move left Deaf Pointer touch chin to ear Decide/decision 2 F hands, bring down from top of head Describe 2 F hands sideways, move back and forth Doctor/nurse D hand touches inside of wrist (nurse with “N” hand) Doll X hand swipe down nose twice Dollar Left = Sideways B hand, right hand grabs top and swipe across  (like wallet) Dorm HOME with D hand Dumb/stupid S hand touch forehead Early Middle finger out, jumps over top of left hand Easy Palms up, right hand swipes left fingers twice Engaged/fiancé Middle and thumb touch, circle over then touch ring finger Enjoy PLEASE sign with added left hand below Enthusiastic Rub hands together, move forward and back Every day A hand, thumb swipes down cheek twice Expensive Flat O hand MONEY, then throw away facing down Explain 2 F hands, move back and forth Family F hands around in a circle Famous D hands turn out and down (like rolling out a carpet) Fashion ACT but with flat hands facing down Favorite 5 hand, middle touches chin Fed­up B hand facing down, from chest up to chin Feel 5 hand, middle touches chest Find Picking up motion with middle and thumb Fine 5 hand, thumb touches chest Finish Wave hands out Flower Flat O hand from right cheek to left Forever/always F hand facing self, move in circle Forget Wipe hand away from forehead Free 2 F hands flip out Freeze Grip up with both hands French 2 F hands turn in Friend Connect pointers twice From Touch pointer to left D hand, pull away and bend  Frustrate Touch back of hand to nose Fun/funny Flick two fingers across nose Game/compete Punch fists Give Flat O hands facing up, in direction Glass Touch teeth with X hand Go Point where God Fingerspell  Good morning GOOD morning = left hand on inside of right elbow, right arm  lifts up with palm up Good/bad Same as thank you, bad = turn hand away Happen Flick pointers up Happy Flat hand touches chest Hate Thumb and middle touch, flick out Have Flat hands touch just below shoulders Hearing Circle finger out in front of mouth Help A hand on flat palm, move in direction Her/his Flat hand facing person Home Flat O hand, move from chin to ear Hospital H hand makes cross on left shoulder Hot/cold/etc. Hot = curved 5 hand face away from face, breath out, Cold = two fists, shake arms Hungry Curved 5 hand, pull down in front of stomach Wish Two hands face wave on the left Hurt Use two pointers to point I/me/mine I/me = touch chest with pointer, me = flat hand on chest If I hand, pinky to cheek Important F hands circle up Interesting Flat hands toward chest, pull out and close Italy Make shape of cross across face with “I” hand Job J into a B shape Judge F hands move up and down Keep/careful Keep = touch K hand to left fist, careful = Two K hands, right  over left Know/don’t B hand touch right temple, face away if don’t Learn/student Flat left palm, pull out with right Left/right/north/etc. Direction with letter Letter Thumb touches mouth and then open left palm Lie Flat hand right to left under chin Live/address Two L hands, move up chest Loan K hands right over left, circle either forward or back Long ago Wave two hands back over right shoulder Look/appearance Circle face with pointer Lose TEACH then hands drop in Magazine Q hand swipes down outside of left hand Make Two fists, turn right over left Maybe Shifts hands up and down with palms up Meals (b/l/d) Letter touch to chin Mean/meaning V hand touch palm, then flip Meat Grab between thumb and pointer Meet Two D hands, meet in middle Miss Poke chin with index finger Money Palms up, touch right over left twice Words/cheap G hand touches left pointer Month F left hand, scale pointer top to bottom More Two flat O hands touch facing each other Morning, etc. Morning = left hand on inside of right elbow, right arm lifts up  with palm up Move Flat O hands in direction Movie Wave right hand on left hand facing down Name Two U hands, right over left Need/must/should X hand, push out Never Move palm down across left then right New Right over left, palm up and curved New York Move Y hand across palm facing up Nice Move flat palm facing down across palm facing up Not A hand, thumb pull out from chin Not yet Wave hand back at right hip Now/today/here Curved palms up, both at stomach level OK Fingerspell Old Pull fist down from chin Only Circle pointer Organization O hands make circle (similar to CLASS) and then fall open  forward Other 10 hand, move across body to the right Owe Touch open left palm with pointer Paper Clap hands twice right over left Paris Two V hands touch at head level, move down in shape of Eiffel  tower Party Wave two P hands down Pay Swipe pointer across open left palm in direction Pencil/pen Hold hand like WRITE, touch mouth then move down to left  hand and motion like writing People/person P hands move down or circle back Perfect Touch middles Photograph C hand touch cheek then move to touch sideways palm Pity Both hands face down, middle sticking down, circle forward Pizza Hand cupped and facing you, tap at mouth Play 2 Y hands, shake out Please/sorry Circle flat hand on chest Practice Rub right fist along left pointer (facing you) Privacy A hand, thumb touches mouth Promise Touch pointer to forehead, bring hands together Proud Fist with thumb out, move up chest Quick Start with T hands, then snap thumbs up Read Slowly scan V hand over upward facing palm Ready R hands, move outward Really/true Pointer pull out from chin Reason R hand circle at temple Refuse Point thumb over right shoulder Remember Touch right thumb to forehead, bring down to touch left thumb Responsibility Tap right shoulder with two hands Restaurant/eat Cross R from cheek to cheek Right Two pointers, right over left Sad Two hands facing you, pull down Same Y hand, move left and right Sandwich Palms touch, right over left and point at mouth Save V hand swipes down back of left fist Say Touch mouth with pointer Say to Point from mouth out School/college Clap hands once then circle and lift up Secret A hand, thumb taps mouth twice See/look/watch See = V shape facing self, watch = V shape facing out Shop Flat O hand swipes across open left palm in three directions  (move in a semi circle) Sick Middle fingers on stomach and head, move in tiny circles Since Two D hands, move outward facing in Skill Grab outside of left hand, pull off Small Keep hands close Smell Wafting motion Snow Hands move down, wiggle fingers Something/someone Small circular motion with pointer facing up Sometimes Circle pointer down and back toward self on top of left palm Soon F hand right side of mouth, twist Soup U hand moves in spoon motion Special Grab left point and pull up Stamp 2 U hands, touch mouth then touch left Starts Turn pointer between pointer and middle of left Stop Outside of right touches palm facing up Store 2 flat O hands flip up once (twice is sell) Strange Curved 5 hand, flip into face Street Two palms facing each other, move out Strong Palms facing body, pull out and make fist Study Wave fingers over left palm Success Flick pointers in up and out direction twice Surprise Pointer and thumb touch, open with excited expression Sweet Touch chin with all fingers, pull down and close Sweetheart Touch fists, bend thumbs Tall Wave hand over head Tea Make motion of dunking a tea bag Teach(er) Flat O hands face each other Telephone/to call Y shape at ear, small double motion for “phone” Tell  Point from mouth Temperature F left hand, scale pointer top to bottom once Terrible Touch thumb and middle, flick out Seasons Spring = right hand comes out from left, winter = COLD,  summer = pointer across forehead, pull across to right, fall =  brush left elbow They/them/theirs Point to group (pointer or flat hand depending on tense) Thing Palm facing up, offering motion Ticket Left palm in between right and middle curved on left Tired Curved hands at shoulders, let drop slightly Tomato RED then swipe left pointer twice Tomorrow Move “thumbs up” motion forward from cheek Travel Bent V hand face down, move around True/real Pointer pull out from chin Tutor 2 T hands near temples, push out twice Twins RESTAURANT with letter T Ugly SUMMER under nose Until Two D hands move away from body, facing out Use Circle U hand over face down left hand Various­things Palm facing up, offering motion repeatedly Visit Move out with V hand Volunteer Grab shirt at shoulder Wait Hands face up, touch thumb and middle repeated Walk Wave hands back and forth facing down Want/don’t Pull hands in, palms up – push away if don’t Water W hand at chin We/us/our Gesture to group with flat palm Weak Open right hand, press down in left Wear  Brush at shoulders moving hands forward/down Which A hands, move up and down next to one another Who X shape move in front of mouth Will/future B hand move forward Wine W hand at cheek With Bring together fists, front of fingers touch Wonderful Two palms face out, start at head and move down one level Word/vocab G hand touches left pointer Work Two fists facing down, right over left World Two W hands circle back Worry Touch fingers to both temples Write F hand makes writing motion over left Yes/no Shake A hand or N hand Yesterday A hand, touch thumb mouth to ear You (all)/your Point to group (pointer or flat hand depending on tense) Young Touch middles to shoulders, flip up Test 2 X hands, move twice Level Horizontal hands face each other Memorize KNOW then pull out hand and close it Move Flat O hands in direction Control/manage 2 X hands, move back and forth Explain 2 F hands, move back and forth Review WATCH circle around face Skill Grab outside of left hand, pull off Continue Touch thumbs, move forward Improve B hand moves up left arm Important F hands circle up Interesting Flat hands toward chest, pull out and close Game/compete Punch fists Fight Move fists side to side facing each other War 2 W hands side to side facing each other Weather W forward and back Discuss Flat left hand, touch sideways pointer Chat Wave two pointers Communicate 2 C hands waving Difficult X hands (including middle finger) right over left Vacation Hands open, thumbs to shoulders Answer Pointer with X hand Rent MONTH repeating Semester S hand, left to right arced across face Month  F left hand, scale pointer top to bottom Dirty Hand under chin, wave fingers Clean Nice sign in a circle Sell Flat E hands, flip up Guard/protect Make X with arms Volunteer Grab shirt at shoulder Almost  NEAR sign slowly Care for K right over left, stay together and circle forward Kind (type) K circle around left hand Careful K tap right over left Arrive Circle right and touch tops of finger (palms up) Prove Palms up, right slap on left Disappoint Touch chin with disappointed expression Miss Touch chin with sad expression Lucky Middle touches chin, flick out (spell when saying “good luck”) Smart Middle touches forehead, flick out Wise/wisdom X hand across forehead Everyday A hand, thumb swipes down cheek twice Sometimes Circle pointer down and back toward self on top of left palm Often Speed up SOMETIMES Rarely Slow down SOMETIMES Cook Palms swipe together then right hand flips up Italy Make shape of cross across face with I hand Prefer/favorite 5 hand, middle touches chin Join Curved U hand goes into left hand O Quit Curved U pulled out of left hand O Numbers 11­19, shake hand with second number 20 = touch pointer and thumb 21 = L hand, bend thumb 22, 24, 26, 27, 28, 29 = two hands 23 = 3 hand, bend middle 25 = 5 hand, middle press down 30­100 (by tens) = Number plus zero 1,000 = AGAIN for comma Numbers MORE, twist right hand Every Monday (or any other  Letter sign, pull down day) Cherish GOOD, close into fist Chicken G hand closes near mouth Vegetable V hand, index finger at side of mouth and twist Enough/plenty Left fist, right hand face down swipes across  Recipe COOK, LIST Once/twice/three times Left palm up, number swipes toward you Egg Two H hands, touch and then drop down Toast Left palm face you, V hand tap front and back Long Right index slides up left arm Slow Right hand slides up left arm Delicious Thumb and middle touch, touch mouth then bring down Wet WATER then flat O hands twice Spicy HOT with worried face Potato Curved 2 hand touches top of left hand Fish Touch palms, swim forward Soft MANY pull downwards Copy AND with left hand sideways Postpone EXPLAIN push out How HAVE then curl out Win Grab air  Fix Two S hands, right in back and move in circle Curious Grab throat Early Middle touch back of left, jump forward Present Two X hands, drop forward Congrats Clasp hands, shake out Existential “haves” Sign HAVE to indicate something exists­ IS Use for “suddenly” or  WRONG, HAPPEN, FRUSTRATED, HIT, GULP (depends on  “without warning” level of shock/impact) Denial NOTHING Grade/cancel/correct/criticiz Pointer draws over left palm e Lecture/presentation B hand wave slightly facing in Honor U hands point out (directional) Quiet Touch pointer to lips, hands fall forward and down Peace Hold hands, switch, then hands fall forward and down Few K hand around, out to right Language L hands separate horizontal Impossible Y over flat palm facing up Can YES once Allow STREET move hands upward Share Flat hand in between thumb and pointer, shake right Steal/thief AUTUMN move 2 hand right and bend fingers, straight across Identify I hand against left palm facing out Gold/California ILY pull pointer in Silver 8 hand flick middle off thumb Diamond D hand touch ring finger on left then pull away and shake Dentist GLASS Gone Blow on right palm, pull away to right Office ROOM with O hands Some B hands, right cuts across left palm Skeptical 2 bent in front of face Stubborn 5 hand, thumb to temple, twist forward Celebrate Hand shape like holding balloons, twirl around Tease/joke Two X hands, right swipe forward over left Invite Curved hands move into stomach Complain Curved 5 hand, tap into stomach Separate HOW hand shape, pull apart  Thereabouts (around that  B hand, small circles facing out time/amount/etc) Sour Pursed lips and twist pointer at cheek Psychiatrist K hand taps left thumb twice, “er” agent Newspaper 22 on left palm


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