Meaning: Definition: To give assistance to (someone); make it easier for (someone) to do something.
Pronunciation/articulation: Dominant upright "10" handshape on the top of the passive (palm orientation up), both hands moving upward.
The verb HELP can be inflected to agree with the subject/object.
Meaning: Assistance; the action of helping someone to do something. E.g. IX-me NEED YOUR HELP+.
Pronunciation/articulation: Dominant upright "10" handshape tapping twice on the top of the passive (palm orientation up). Phonological variation: sometimes the passive palm taps.
[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.]
Variations of the inflected verbs for HELP.
A variant of the handshape (bent "5" with open thumb). [2017?]
Written ASL digit for "HELP!". Contributed by the ASLwrite community, 2018.
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