ENOUGH in sign language

How to sign "enough" in American Sign Language:

Meaning: As much or as many as required; adequate for the want or need; sufficient for the purpose or to satisfy desire.

Exclamation: enough! (e.g. stop that/it!).

Usage example: "Enough! Stop fighting!"

Related signs: SUFFICIENT.


ASL poetic storytelling

The Zen parable "More is Not Enough" is poetic, performative narration in ASL. A student art project in 2003.

The parable is about a stonecutter who is envious of the other, who in turn is envious of the other and so on, in a loop. This illustrates that as everything is interconnected, it is futile to envy of a greener pasture.


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