Signs for DAY

ASL signs for DAY

Meaning: The period of light between dawn and nightfall; the interval from sunrise to sunset.

Meaning: two days.

This one sign TWO-DAY is an example of numeral incorporation.

This TWO+DAY is without numeral incorporation.

Meaning: Three days.

The single signed word THREE-DAY above consists of a numeral incorporation originally from the two-word signs shown below.

A two-word phrase: THREE + DAY.

Meaning: four days.

Numeral incorporation.

Without numeral incorporation.

Meaning: five days.

The sign above uses numeral incorporation based on the two words below. That is, FIVE-DAY as one signed word above vs FIVE+DAY as two signed words below.

Meaning: five days.

Meaning: six days.

This ASL sign/word SIX-DAYS uses numeral incorporation which incorporates two individuals (SIX and DAY) into a single sign.

Regular two individual signs SIX and DAY.

Meaning: seven days.

Seven days.

Meaning: eight days.

Numeral incorporation.

Gloss: EIGHT+DAY (without numeral incorporation).

Meaning: nine-day; nine days.

Pronunciation: dominant-handed "9" handshape with an arc movement toward the passive arm.

This single ASL sign is a numeral incorporation of the "9" number and the sign DAY.

Meaning: ten days.

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