ASL: Basic Conversation

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Hello

Wave with an open outward pacing palm, from your forehead outwards

<p>Wave with an open outward pacing palm, from your forehead outwards</p>
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What's up?

Touch your chest with both middle fingers and then move them out and upwards

<p>Touch your chest with both middle fingers and then move them out and upwards</p>
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Morning

The sun raising over the horizon

<p>The sun raising over the horizon</p>
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Afternoon

The sun raising in the middle of the sky

<p>The sun raising in the middle of the sky</p>
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Night

The sun goes down below the horizon

<p>The sun goes down below the horizon</p>
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Good Morning

Sign "good" and then "morning"

<p>Sign &quot;good&quot; and then &quot;morning&quot;</p>
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Good Afternoon

Sign "good" and then "afternoon"

<p>Sign &quot;good&quot; and then &quot;afternoon&quot;</p>
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Good Night

Sign "good" and then "night"

<p>Sign &quot;good&quot; and then &quot;night&quot;</p>
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How are you?

Sign "how" and "you"

<p>Sign &quot;how&quot; and &quot;you&quot;</p>
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10

Fine

Touch your chest with your thumb, with your hand in the shape of the "5" sign, and then move it a few inches away from your chest

<p>Touch your chest with your thumb, with your hand in the shape of the &quot;5&quot; sign, and then move it a few inches away from your chest</p>
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Good

Touch your mouth with your open hand, palm facing down, and move it away from your mouth

<p>Touch your mouth with your open hand, palm facing down, and move it away from your mouth</p>
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12

Happy

Brush your chest with one or both hands.

<p>Brush your chest with one or both hands.</p>
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Busy

With your hand signing "B", put it over the back of your other flattened hand and move quickly back and forth

<p>With your hand signing &quot;B&quot;, put it over the back of your other flattened hand and move quickly back and forth</p>
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Confused

Touch your forehead with your index finger and then circle both open hands around each other

<p>Touch your forehead with your index finger and then circle both open hands around each other</p>
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Same as always

With both hands in the "Y" shape, circle them in front of your chest

<p>With both hands in the &quot;Y&quot; shape, circle them in front of your chest</p>
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So-so

Shake your flattened hand in front of you with your fingers spread apart

<p>Shake your flattened hand in front of you with your fingers spread apart</p>
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Tired

Touch your chest with both hands and move them downwards while slumping as if exhausted

<p>Touch your chest with both hands and move them downwards while slumping as if exhausted</p>
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Goodbye

Hold your hand in front of you, in the "5"shape, and wave your fingers up and down

<p>Hold your hand in front of you, in the &quot;5&quot;shape, and wave your fingers up and down</p>
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See you

With the "V" sign, point at both your eyes and then move your hand outwards, ending by pointing a the person to whom you are referring

<p>With the &quot;V&quot; sign, point at both your eyes and then move your hand outwards, ending by pointing a the person to whom you are referring</p>
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See you later

Sign "see" and "later"

<p>Sign &quot;see&quot; and &quot;later&quot;</p>
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See you tomorrow

Sign "see" and then tomorrow

<p>Sign &quot;see&quot; and then tomorrow</p>
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Take care

With both hands signing "K," one on top of the other, move it in a circle twice in front of you

<p>With both hands signing &quot;K,&quot; one on top of the other, move it in a circle twice in front of you</p>
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Name

With both hands in the "H" sign, tap one on top of the other

<p>With both hands in the &quot;H&quot; sign, tap one on top of the other</p>
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Last Name

Sign "last" and "name"

<p>Sign &quot;last&quot; and &quot;name&quot;</p>
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Introduce - Introduction

With both open hands at your side, all fingers together, bring them together until your hands touch in front of you

<p>With both open hands at your side, all fingers together, bring them together until your hands touch in front of you</p>
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Deaf

With your index finger, touch your ear and then mouth (signifying deaf and mute)

<p>With your index finger, touch your ear and then mouth (signifying deaf and mute)</p>
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Hard of Hearing

With your hand in the "H" shape, move it in in front of you twice (to indicate H-H)

<p>With your hand in the &quot;H&quot; shape, move it in in front of you twice (to indicate H-H)</p>
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Hearing

Point to your lips with the index finger and move it in small circles before your mouth (indicating words flowing from your lips)

<p>Point to your lips with the index finger and move it in small circles before your mouth (indicating words flowing from your lips)</p>
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Nice to Meet You

Sign "nice" and then "meet"

<p>Sign &quot;nice&quot; and then &quot;meet&quot;</p>
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ASL

Fingerspell: "A" - "S" - "L"

<p>Fingerspell: &quot;A&quot; - &quot;S&quot; - &quot;L&quot;</p>
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Sign

Both hands circle each other before your chest, signing "D"

<p>Both hands circle each other before your chest, signing &quot;D&quot;</p>
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Language

Two "L" hands, starting out together and moving apart from each other with a wiggly motion. (Another version uses "F" signs)

<p>Two &quot;L&quot; hands, starting out together and moving apart from each other with a wiggly motion. (Another version uses &quot;F&quot; signs)</p>
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Yes

The "S" hand moving up and down, like a head nodding

<p>The &quot;S&quot; hand moving up and down, like a head nodding</p>
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No

Snap your index and middle fingers against your thumb while shaking your head "no"

<p>Snap your index and middle fingers against your thumb while shaking your head &quot;no&quot;</p>
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Please

Circle your hand, with an open palm, over your heart

<p>Circle your hand, with an open palm, over your heart</p>
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Thanks

With a flattened hand, touch your lips with your fingers and then move your hand away from your mouth

<p>With a flattened hand, touch your lips with your fingers and then move your hand away from your mouth</p>
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Repeat

Arch one hand, held at a right angle, over and into the open palm of the other hand

<p>Arch one hand, held at a right angle, over and into the open palm of the other hand</p>
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Slow (down)

Slowly drag one hand over back of the other downturned hand

<p>Slowly drag one hand over back of the other downturned hand</p>
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Bathroom

Shake the "S" hand in front of you a couple of times

<p>Shake the &quot;S&quot; hand in front of you a couple of times</p>
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Restroom

Bounce the "R" sign in front of you (to indicate R-R)

<p>Bounce the &quot;R&quot; sign in front of you (to indicate R-R)</p>
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Understand

Flick your index finger near your forehead

<p>Flick your index finger near your forehead</p>
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Know

Tap your forehead a few times

<p>Tap your forehead a few times</p>
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Don't Know

Tap your forehead and then turn your hand away

<p>Tap your forehead and then turn your hand away</p>
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Like

Touch your chest with and open hand and then pull it away while bringing the thumb and middle finger together

<p>Touch your chest with and open hand and then pull it away while bringing the thumb and middle finger together</p>
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Don't Like

Sign "like" but throw the hand outward at the end

<p>Sign &quot;like&quot; but throw the hand outward at the end</p>
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Can't

Extend the index finger on both downward facing hands and bring one hand down to whack the fingernail of the other hand

<p>Extend the index finger on both downward facing hands and bring one hand down to whack the fingernail of the other hand</p>
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Me too - Same

Slide the "Y" shape back and forth in front of you

<p>Slide the &quot;Y&quot; shape back and forth in front of you</p>
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Correct - Right

With the index finger of both hands extended, bring one hand down on top of the other

<p>With the index finger of both hands extended, bring one hand down on top of the other</p>
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