ASL sign for: computer

Definition: An electronic machine that can store and work with large amounts of information; personal computer.

Several variations of the signs for "personal computer" emerged in the 1980s. Some signs are still used today and some became obsolete.

The ASL sign for "computer" above is the most commonly used. Formal citation.

An informal or casual version or register of the sign above.

This one was one of the earliest signs and eventually became obsolete (if not entirely).

Also one of the earliest ASL signs. It may be still used by some signers in some regions.

Another one of the earliest signs. This visual onomatopeoia resembles the oldest form of computer which was quite large and non-portable.

Printable for computer

ASL printable for computer