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Old 06-02-2016, 04:12 PM
tim314 tim314 is offline
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ASL (sign language) question

I've been learning ASL. I saw a video where someone did the SOME sign (slicing the palm) and then pointed their index finger downward while moving their hand in a circle. It was captioned as "some of us". But the sign I've learned for WE or US is pointing at yourself and moving across your body. So I'm wondering, was this a different sign for US, or some other sign? How would you gloss (transcribe) it?
Old 06-02-2016, 06:39 PM
SigMan SigMan is offline
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It's correct for "Some of us." The other sign is for "us" in different context. IIRC it signify "people."

It's been a long time since I've used sign language so I hope I have it correct but there's some ambiguity there.

Last edited by SigMan; 06-02-2016 at 06:43 PM.


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