ASL sign for: brother

A male sibling.

Phonological variation: "L" handshape or "from 10 on the forehead to L on the hand", and a few other variants.

Etymology: This sign originally came from the compound sign BOY+SAME which was assimilated into a single sign.


Related signs: BROTHER-IN-LAW, SISTER.

Gloss: my father "have" [loc-left]one brother [loc-right]three sister.

English equivalent: My father has one brother and three sisters.

ASL printable for BROTHER
Modern ASL sign written for BROTHER

The modern ASL sign for BROTHER. ASL digit written by Todd Hicks.

Old ASL sign written for BROTHER

The older ASL sign for BROTHER.

ASL digit written and contributed by Adrean Clark in the ASLwrite community, 2017.

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