Meaning: Definition: Used to give a negative response; the opposite of yes.
Pronunciation: Dominant-handed, first two fingers together tapping with the thumb in the space, palm orientation facing outward. The tap movement is sometimes once, sometimes twice, sometimes plural, depending on the contexts.
Did you know that the ASL sign "NO" was derived from the fingerspelled loan. It was evolved into the ASL sign?
Euphemism/meaning: no. Also meaning: don't do it.
Pronunciation: waving hand, palm orientation facing outward with the "oo" mouth morpheme and shaking head.
Used with a very strong emphasis.
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