ASL sign for BOOK


Meaning: a handwritten or printed work consisting of pages glued or sewn together along one side and bound in covers.

As a noun, the movement of this sign is formally twice. However, the movement may be once in effect of phonological co-articulation even if it's noun in sentence.

Two repetitions.

Plural noun: books in a pile; a stack of books.


Related signs: READ, BOOKCASE, SPINE (a part of the book).

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

English equivalent: I've read 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.

ASL printable for BOOK
ASL written for BOOK

ASL digit written contributed by the ASLwrite community, 2017.