ASL sign for: sit

To rest with the torso vertical or upright and the body supported on the buttocks which rest on a chair, the ground, etc.

Not to be confused with the movement of the sign for SIT or SIT-DOWN (one movement for this verb) and CHAIR (twice movement for this noun).

If you happen to see an ASL speaker signing more than one movement in a particular context, it's a plural verb (for example, telling everyone to sit down). That is, SIT-DOWN++++.

Sentence or phrase

Gloss: soon ix learn bpcl-crawl cl-crawl infl-turn sitting

English equivalent: Soon she'll learn to go from a crawling position back into a sitting position.

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