ASL sign for: know

Be aware of through observation, inquiry, or information.

Tip: not to be confused with the similar sign THINK.

The origin of KNOW came from a compound KNOW+BRING (anticipatory assimilation).

Gloss: IX2 fs-Roberta | IX1 KNOW IX2 SINCE GROW-UP(IX1)

English equivalent: She has known Roberta since she was a child.

Watch how the signer establishes referents in space and maintains them (e.g. GROW-UP in the same spatial reference of the referent, IX2 or 'she').

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