ASL sign for: please

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

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

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