Meaning: Valentine; a card sent to a sweetheart or friend on the Valentine's Day.

Phonological variation (location): either on right or left side.

Related signs: LOVE, HEART, I LOVE YOU (ILY), fall in love, FLOWER.


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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 written for VALENTINE

Written ASL digit for "VALENTINE". [Contributed by Alexandra Monto-Stein in ASLwrite, 2019]

Deaf Culture and tidbits

Signing Kid

How cute the bilingual ASL-speaking girl describes the shape of a heart! Pointy!

Translation to English: "I want to make a big heart. [describing the shape]. Happy Valentine's Day!"

Love Stories

For engagement stories about how web visitors use this website to learn ASL for their proposals, see PROPOSAL under the ASL Play section. <3 <3

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