ASL sign for: read

To look at carefully so as to understand the meaning of (something written, printed, etc.)

This base sign is a verb that can be inflected for different meanings.

Variation.


Related signs: SKIM, BOOKISH.

Sentence or phrase

Gloss: /\YOUR BOOK/\ IX-me FINISH READ+++, [intj] VERY-GOOD[nod]

English equivalent: I've been reading your book. It's very good.

The intonation of the interjection (like "HEY") is a way of getting listener's attention. The gloss [nod] is an example of assertion.

Printable for read

ASL printable for read

Written ASL for: read

ASL written for READ

Written ASL digit for "to read" or "reading". The handshape digit can be either vertical or horizontal.

Digit contributed by Adrean Clark in the ASLwrite community, 2017.

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