ASL sign for: home

The place where one lives permanently, especially as a member of a family or household.

The sign originally came from the compound EAT+BED which became assimilated into non-compound sign HOME. It's called "perseverative assimilation".

Related signs: HOUSE, APARTMENT.

Gloss: every-night we-two tend-to stay-ix home, watching tv

English equivalent: We stay in almost every night and watch TV.

ASL printable for home
ASL writing for HOME

Contributed by Adrean Clark.

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