Learn how to express days of the week in American Sign Language (ASL). Practice vocabulary.
There is a regional variation for Thursday T+H (now shown in the video). Also see another regional variation for Sunday (the second part).
The following illustrations demonstrate some ASL signs to express "every day".
Mondays; every Monday
Tuesdays; every Tuesday
Fridays; every Friday
The movement from top downward is a form of pluralization for a every day of the week (e.g. Mondays, Fridays, etc). The handshape is the same for these days of the week.
Saturdays; every Saturday
Sundays; every Sunday
The following illustrations demonstrate some ASL signs to express days.
These show you how to tell how many days in a week.
The ASL word day can be incorporated with a number between 1 and 9. For example, three days above.
The numbers beyond nine cannot be incorporated with the sign day. One sign the number and then day.
There is a difference of the handshape between the signs day and all-day. The movement/speed and the facial expression can convey either a regular "all day" or a "long all day". Facial expression is part of grammar.
all-night; full-night; overnight
See the dictionary for: tomorrow, yesterday, today, past, future. More vocabulary videos will be included in this page sometime in the near future.