ASL sign for LATER

Definition: At a time in the future; afterward, subsequently, or at a time in the future (sometimes followed by on).

ASL learner tip: The concept LATER in ASL sentence is not the same as LATE. A few ASL students may be sometimes confused by these two ASL words.

Informal register.

Related signs: LATE, AFTERWARDS.

Gloss: see-you later

English equivalent: See you later.

Notice that YOU is integrated into SEE and the sign LATER is informal. It's an everday phrase you see in real life.


This five-year-old child is signing in a more formal ASL than the adult signer above. She includes YOU apart from SEE and the sign LATER in a formal register.