Hold both hands together, palms facing each other. Using a twisting motion, move both hands outward and to the side so both palms are facing forward. DIVORCE (initialized version): Mnemonic: Imagine two objects or two people who were once together and are now separated.
WEDDING / MARRIAGE: The sign for “marriage” is made by comfortably folding both hands. Your dominant hand should be on top of your non-dominant hand. If you are right-handed, your right hand should rest on your left hand.
To sign woman, take your dominant hand and form the general “female” sign on your chin area (an open, curved hand that looks like a modified “C”). Then bring that hand down to hold the non-dominant hand facing up, also forming an open, curled, or modified “C” sign, but palm up).
The angry sign is made by making your dominant hand into a claw and bringing it to your mouth. During the hand gesture, make the facial expression for anger, tighten your jaw, and tighten your facial muscles.
American Sign Language: relationship/collaboration
The character for “relationship” can also mean “collaboration”. To show a relationship between two people, things, or ideas, you can use a back and forth slide motion between the two elements. This character can also be used to mean “cooperate”.
To make aunt, make a fist with your thumb sticking out near your face, on top of the fist. Guide the thumb and move your hand in a small circle in the Sew (but don’t touch) your cheek. Expect your baby to start with a much simpler version of Aunt.
HUSBAND: The American Sign Language (ASL) character for “husband”
The dominant hand is on the forehead and the non-dominant hand is in front of the body with the palm facing up points towards the dominant hand. The dominant hand moves down to the non-dominant hand and encloses it. (Shown in the video below.)
Both the husband and wife use their first names, with the wife’s name first and the husband’s second. It helps to remember the old Southern rule of always keeping a man’s first and last name together. And of course surnames are always written.
Jealousy and envy can both be represented with the same character, which uses an “X” hand shape near the corner of the mouth. Imagine sticking a fishhook in your lip, then twisting and pulling on it a little.
To apologize, make a fist with your hand and rub it across your chest in a circular motion. It’s like you’re rubbing your heart because you’re really sorry.
Indications of DISAPPOINTED
Pronunciation/Articulation: Tip of dominant index finger taps chin. semantic variation. Related Signs: CRAZY, downcast, HEARTLESS. [Note: ASL writing is not an official standard.
To make the sign for a friend, extend both index fingers in a curved or C-like shape. Hold one hand with the hook pointer up and hook the second index finger into the first. Then reverse the position for the hands and repeat. It’s like your fingers are best friends and hugging.
To sign sister, extend your thumbs and forefingers on both hands as if forming horizontal “L” characters in ASL. Take your dominant hand and start with your thumb under your jaw, moving and tapping on your non-dominant hand.