Signs for FINISH
While ASL has the verb "finish" (a common concept as found in other languages), it also has other meanings or usages in its own way. This sign with slight inflections can be a verb, a conjunction, or an interjection.
Definition: To bring (something, e.g. activity or task) to an end or to completion; complete.
Meaning: to complete.
Enough!; Stop that!
Expressed when one thinks "Oh no, it's too late!", especially when one is in trouble. Usually used by Deaf native to ASL, not hearing signers.
Expressed when one realizes that one is in trouble! Usually used by Deaf native to ASL, not hearing signers.
[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 little circles below the "5" handshapes indicates the movement of the wrists. The raised eyebrows may indicate a yes/no question, conjunction, or another, depending on the contexts in a sentence. Image of the written symbol contributed by ASLwrite.
Deaf Culture and tidbits
You will find this similar sign as a conjunction in ASL. Learn how to use this conjunction FINISH.