ASL sign for: refuse

Definition: indicate or show that one is not willing to do something; indicate that one is not willing to accept or grant (something offered or requested).

Related signs: DECLINE, REJECT.

Gloss: boy ix refuse take spelling test.[neg]

English equivalent: The boy refused to take the spelling test.

The negation (shaking head) is used between the "refuse" and the end "test." The use of indexing (ix) is considered a determiner (equivalent to "the" in English).

ASL written for REFUSE

Written ASL digit for "refuse" contributed by Adrean Clark in the ASLwrite community, 2017.

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