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What is the ASL sign for [word]?

What does the ASL sign mean? Look up a word in the ASL-English Reverse Dictionary.

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Guess what the ASL word mean? Take a peek.

Browse topics in ASL tutorials, or try ASL lessons (work in progress) for beginners.

Interested in learning ASL as a second language (L2)? Discover the benefits of learning sign language and bimodal-bilingualism.

How long does it take to learn sign language fluently? No matter how long it takes, start with one step at a time.

American Sign Language dictionary Novice in sign language? For a starter, learn the first 100+ basic signs. Beginner in ASL classes? Review ASL signs. Browse categories of ASL vocabulary.

signing with babies and toddlers For parents of deaf and hearing babies, learn some signs along with your children. Obseve how kids naturally acquire signed language from baby to kinder along with time-lapse words, drawings, darndest cute sentences, stories, and more.

learning American Sign Language Browse topics in ASL tutorials, including grammar, structure, vocabulary, and basic linguistics.

Learn the structure and grammar when signing phrases and sentences.

ASL literature and arts Browse topics in ASL/Deaf culture, including art, literature and history. Sign language is the distinct core of our cultural-linguistic identity as Deaf people.

How to fingerspell the ASL alphabet. Practice fingerspelling to improve your receptive skill.

Practice ASL writing lessons. There are some written ASL words in the ASL dictionary you can look up.

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Sign Language Theme of the Day/Week

National Handwriting Day

January 23rd is the National Handwriting Day.

There is a joy in HANDWRITING, especially CALLIGRAPHY.