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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



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