STUDY in sign language

Printable ASL sign for STUDY
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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.

Verb inflections

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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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 writing for study hard

Meaning "study hard". Written by Aaron Sither, January 2017.

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