ASL sign for MANY

A large number of.

Plural form. Numerous.

Gloss: STAR/\ CL:innumerable-in-sky(aah) [nod] MANY PLURAL-PRONOUN STUDY THEY FINISH TRY COUNT++ [neg] FAIL.

English equivalent: Many astronomers have tried to count the innumerable stars in the sky and have failed.

These glosses are rough. In this ASL sentence, there is a relative clause approximately as "those who study stars" that is referred to 'astronomers'.

In topicalization, STAR is the topic.

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ASL digit written and contributed by the ASLwrite community, 2017.