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NAME

NAME

The sign NAME is formed with two H handshapes and tapping your dominant hand on your non-dominant hand twice in front of you.


NATIVE AMERICAN

This sign is referring to native Americans.


NAVY


NEAR


NECKLACE



NECKLACE (2)


NEED


NEIGHBOR


NEIGHBORHOOD


NEPHEW


NERVOUS


NEVER


NEW YEARS


Next year I am going with my family to Washington DC to meet with Senator Morris and his wife.



NEXT YEAR, ME (shift shoulders) MY FAMILY GO-TO WASHINGTON fs-DC MEET SENATOR fs-MORRIS AND (shift shoulders) HIS WIFE.


NICE


Nice to meet you.



The phrase is signed here as: "NICE MEET YOU." This phrase can also be signed as "NICE MEET" with MEET signed with the back of your dominant hand facing you and the back of your non-dominant hand facing the person you are meeting. When MEET is signed directionally this way, signing YOU is not necessary.


NIECE


NIGHT


NIGHT/EVENING


NIT-WIT


NO



This sign for "no" is used to answer yes/no questions. This sign is NOT used in sentences like, "There are no more cookies left."


NO-WAY


No, I'm not deaf, I'm hearing.



This phrase is signed as "NO DEAF, I HEARING" with the first part signed with a negative facial expression and the second part signed with an affirmative facial expression.


NONE



This sign is used in sentences like "There are no more cookies left" in place of the "no."


NOON


NORTH


NORTH AMERICA


NORTH POLE


NOSY


NOT



This sign is used in sentences like, "My mom is not a hockey fan."


NOT ALLOWED


not-FINE


NOT-YET


NOW


Numbers (2-Digit and Multiples of 10 and 11)


Numbers 1-10


Numbers 100+


Numbers 11-20


Numbers 21-30


NURSE


NUTS



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