NICE in sign language

Printable ASL sign for NICE

ASL signs for 'nice'

Learn how to sign "nice" in American Sign Language.

Meaning: Pleasant; agreeable; satisfactory.

Pronunciation (sign description): Dominant flat hand with palm down in contact with non-dominant palm-up flat hand nicely brushes rightward along the palm from the near wrist to the end of the non-dominant hand.

Learner tip: Do not confuse this similar sign with CLEAN. Context as always.

Usage examples: "nice to meet you" (glossed in ASL as "NICE MEET-you"), "a nice guy", "a nice day".

"nice" inflections

For non-beginners, other inflections of 'nice' may convey a few various expressions with specific intonation via facial expressions, such as "Ooh, that's really nice."

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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 writing for NICE

Contributed by Adrean Clark.

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