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.
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.
[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.]
Written ASL digit for "NO" contributed by the ASLwrite community, 2018.
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