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STUDY in sign language
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ASL signs for STUDY
How do you say 'study' in ASL? There are two common variations.
Meaning: The act of making an effort to learn by reading, practicing, or memorizing; a careful investigation or examination of something.
Pronunciation (sign description): The fingeers of dominant "5" hand with its palm down in front of the non-dominant flat hand/palm wiggle.
Contextual variation: Dominant "5" hand with its palm down in front of the non-doiminant flat hand/palm moves toward the non-dominant palm a couple of times. The fingers of the dominant hand may touch the palm or not.
Related signs: READ.
Suitable for ASL level 200. Watch the videos that show you how to modulate the verb 'study' using temporal aspects (continuous and recurring).
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[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.]
Meaning "study hard". Written by Aaron Sither, January 2017.