Signs for ON

Meaning: Used as a function word to indicate position in contact with and supported by the top surface of.

This sign is a standalone for the English word "on" for its sake but in practice, it's rarely used in ASL. When using it, one often fingerspells it. E.g. LIGHT+#ON.

Most ASL prepositions are incorporated into verb phrases and classifier phrases.

This fingerspelled loan is also commonly used in some contexts.

OFF, turn off.


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