EXAMPLE in sign language

How to sign "example" in American Sign Language (ASL)?

Meaning: A thing characteristic of its kind or illustrating a general rule; be illustrated or exemplified.

Pronunciation (sign description): Tip of dominant forefinger or index finger in contact with non-dominant palm, both hands, move forward twice, briefly and quickly.



Phrase: for example

How to sign "for example" in American Sign Language. It's nearly a compound word if not itself a compound.

Meaning: Used to introduce something chosen as a typical case or illustration; for instance.

Same sign for "for instance".

Semantic variation.

Other ways to say "for example": for INSTANCE, SUCH AS, as seen in, as in, in other words, suppose that, IMAGINE, ...

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 EXAMPLE

ASL digit written and contributed by Todd Hicks in the ASLwrite community, 2017.

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