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AC (air conditioner)


ACCOUNTANT


ACROSS



ACROSS (2)


ACTOR


AFRICA


AFTER


AFTERNOON


AGAIN


AGE



Examples of how to sign ages can be found in the "Age Numbers" video above and in ASL 1 - Unit 12: More Numbers.


Age Numbers


AIRFORCE


AIRPLANE


ALGEBRA


ALL


ALL-DAY



You can see an example of ALL-DAY in the "Duration Examples" video above from ASL 2 - Unit 3: Duration and Regularity


ALL-GONE


ALL-MORNING



You can see an example of ALL-MORNING in the "Duration Examples" video above from ASL 2 - Unit 3: Duration and Regularity


ALL-NIGHT



You can see an example of ALL-NIGHT in the "Duration Examples" video above from ASL 2 - Unit 3: Duration and Regularity


ALL-of-YOU

All of you



You can learn more about pronouns in Don't Just "Sign"... Communicate! A Student's Guide to Mastering ASL Grammar


ALL-RIGHT


ALWAYS


ANGRY


ANIMAL


ANNIVERSARY


ANNOYING


ANNUALLY



You can see an example of EVERY-YEAR (or ANNUAL/ANNUALLY) in the "Regularity Examples" video above from ASL 2 - Unit 3: Duration and Regularity. EVERY-YEAR is signed by taking both hands in fists, with your dominant hand on top of your non-dominant hand (like the beginning of the sign YEAR). Your dominant hand moves forward into the 1-handshape pointing out and back into the starting position twice.


ANTARCTICA


APARTMENT



For this sign, you just sign A-P-T like it is shown. This is called lexicalized fingerspelling and it has become the sign for APARTMENT.


APPLE



APPLE (2)



This is the initialized (English) version of the sign APPLE.


APPOINTMENT


ARCHITECT



ARCHITECT (2)


Are you a student?



Here is the phrase "Are you a student?" in ASL. Notice the signs that are used in this phrase. This phrase is actually signed as: "YOU STUDENT YOU?" with the yes/no question facial expression (eyebrows up).


Are you deaf?



This phrase is signed as: "YOU DEAF YOU?" with the yes/no question facial expression (eyebrows up).


Are you hungry?



This phrase is signed as "YOU HUNGRY YOU?" with the yes/no question facial expression (eyebrows up).


Are you learning sign language?



This phrase is signed as: "YOU LEARN SIGN?" with the yes/no question facial expression (eyebrows up).


Are you married?



This is signed as "YOU MARRIED YOU?" with the yes/no question facial expression (eyebrows up).


Are your parents Deaf?



This phrase is signed as "YOUR PARENTS DEAF?" with the yes/no question facial expression (eyebrows up).


ARGUE



ARGUE (2)



ARGUE (3)



This sign is used to describe more of a "SPAT" type of argument.


ARMY


ARMY/MILITARY


ARRIVE


ARROGANT


ART


ARTIST


ASIA


ASK-you


ASL


ASL Alphabet (A-Z)


ASPIRIN


ASSISTANT


At the beach we wear sun block, sunglasses, and use an umbrella for safe skin health.


ATTIC


AUNT


AUSTRALIA


AUSTRIA


AUTUMN


AVERAGE


AWFUL



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