ASL sign for SPEAK

The English term "speak" is usually associated with the notion of speech as central to language. To deconstruct this phonocentric notion, the term "speak" can be applicable to vocal-auditory modality and visual-spatial modality, for both are articulated in the verbal form (that is, the opposite of written form).


Meaning: To say something in order to convey information, an opinion, or a feeling in vocal-aural modality or spoken language.

How to write ASL for SPEAK in signing

Written ASL digit for SPEAK in signing or visual-spatial modality. [Added, 2020]

How to write ASL for SPEAK in vocal-aural modality

Written ASL digit for SPEAK in vocal-aural modality or speech language.