ASL signs for WONDERFUL
Watch the video to learn how to sign "wonderful" and how to sign its synonyms in American Sign Language. And, a tip on how to flatter your teacher how wonderful she/he is. :D
Definition: inspiring delight, pleasure, or admiration; extremely good; marvelous.
Pronunciation (sign description): Two flat hands (handshape), both vertical palms out (orientation) held apart in upper neutral space (location), both hands briefly pushed forward and then pushed forward in the lower neutral space. Variation: The space between upper and lower movement may be a narrowed gap.
Heh. Yep, sometimes, if not often, it's easy to impress a hearing person with sign language.
But, don't do it if you're hearing to avoid cultural appropriation. However, perhaps you can try signing "YOU WONDERFUL" (translated as "you're wonderful") to your Deaf teacher. :)
[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.]
The underlines below the hands indicate that the hands face vertically.
ASL digit written and contributed by the ASLwrite community, 2017.