ASL sign for: lay (down)

To place in or bring to a particular position; to put or set down (something).

Variations / inflections, depending on the structure and contextual meaning in a sentence.

Also see PUT.

Gloss: /\BOOK/\ MY UNCLE IX1 CL:LAY-DOWN ON-CL:SURFACE.

English equivalent: My uncle lays down the book.

See that there is more than one sign (handshape) for "to lay" or "to lay down"? It's a classifier of the sign LAY-DOWN for a book.

See LAY-DOWN for a regular, base sign (non-classifier).

ASL writing for LAY DOWN

ASLwrite for LAY-DOWN.

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