ASL sign for: parent

Definition: A person who is a father or mother.

Usually either a plural form or either of a parent in ASL.


Variation of the handshape. The handshape P of the ASL sign PARENT emerged in the 1970s or earlier and gradually declined toward the 21st century. Sometimes still seen or used in the early 21st century. [Video contributed by Stephan Francis McLeod, 2018.


Meaning: PARENT, a gender neutral. Sign proposed by Evan Hibbard, Dec. 2017.

ASL writing for PARENT

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