Signs for "ASL" or "American Sign Language"

Printable ASL sign for American Sign Language
Experimented with digital calligraphy, April 2018.

Basically, fingerspell A-S-L.

Definition: ASL stands for American Sign Language developed and spoken by culturally Deaf people in North America.

Also "Ameslan" (old term in the 1960s); Aslian (as in ASLian). They can refer to not only the language but also Deaf people and Deaf culture.

Related signs: sign language, SIGNING, DEAF, LANGUAGE, HANDSPEAK (the name of this website).


Read more about What is American Sign Language and its history.

ASL writing for ASL

Three letters A S L written in ASL. Explored calligraphy in 2014.

ASL writing for ASL

Experimented with the animated writing by Jolanta in May 2018.

Usage/Grammar

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Written ASL

[Note: ASL writing is not an official standard. This sign language writing remains in a state of open space to allow room for experiment, evolution, and improvement.]

ASL printable for ASL

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