S in sign language
In this entry, it shows you how to form the letter "S". And, a list of the signs associated with the handshape of "S" for your vocabulary booster activity.
"S" in ASL
How do you say "S" in ASL?
Meaning: The 19th letter of the English alphabet, a consonant.
Pronunciation (sign description): Dominant "fist" handshape with the palm facing outward held in neutral space.
Vocabulary activity with "S"
Can you think of as many ASL signs that begin with the dominant-handed handshape "S" as possible?
Q: "How about the two-handed signed words that have two different handshapes? What if ASL signs have more than one handshape on the dominant hand?"
A: Only the ASL words with the "fist" handshape on the dominant hand regardless of one-handed or two-handed signs. For more than one handshape in a signed word, you can make a separate list.
To warm up, here is a couple of examples: HIT, WORK.
Here is a list of some examples: COINCIDENCE, COFFEE, FOUNDAMENTAL/FUNDAMENTAL, MAKE, MOSQUITO, STAB, STRIKE, SYMBOL, ...
[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.]
Written ASL digit for the alphabetical letter S. [Contributed by ASLwrite, 2019]