ASL sign for PLEASE


Used as a polite addition to requests, commands, etc.; kindly.


More common ASL signs: THANK-YOU, WELCOME, excuse me.

Gloss: /\TABLE/\ /\SALT/\ CL:container-on CL:table YOU CL:1-reach WAVE-NO PLEASE; /\ASK SOMEONE PASS-TO-YOU.

English equivalent: Please don't reach across the table for the salt. Instead, ask someone to pass it to you.

Grammar tips: watch closely for the spatial agreement and references, topicalization (raising eyebrows), descriptive and locative classifiers.

ASL printable for PLEASE
ASL writing for PLEASE