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ASL VI
sign parameters

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Kimm Lischefska
May 6, 1998
HABIT
Handshape
NDH: "S" DH: "S"
Palm Orientationaboth palms face the floor
Location acenter front of body about chest height, elbows bent at a natural angle
Movement ahands are crossed, wrists touching, and brought down toward the floor total movement about 6"
Nonmanual Markeraappropriate to context


to KICK
Handshape
NDH: "B"DH: "B"
Palm Orientation
NDH: facing rightDH: facing left
Location
NDH: center of signing space 4" below chest height, elbows bent at a natural angleDH: approx. 4" below DH
Movement
NDH: remains stationeryDH: moves upward to stike underside of NDH
Nonmanual Markeraappropriate to context


QUIT
Handshape
NDH: "O"DH: "H"
Palm Orientation
NDH: facing rightDH: toward floor
Location aboth hands just below chest height, elbows bent at a natural angle
Movement
NDH: starts sign gripping DH, retains positionDH: starts sign gripped by NDH, pulls from NDH upward toward right shoulder
Nonmanual Markeraappropriate to context


to SNEAK
Handshape
NDH: "F"DH: "X"
Palm Orientation
NDH: facing toward floorDH: facing left
Location aboth hands at waist height, elbows bent to natural angle
Movement
NDH: remains stationeryDH: starts sign with "X" finger touching heel of NDH, "X" then 'crawls' forward along NDH
Nonmanual Markeraappropriate to context


OPPRESSION
Handshape
NDH: "D"DH: "5"
Palm Orientation
NDH: forwardDH: forward
Location a center of signing space about 6" in front of body, elbows bent at a natural angle
Movement
NDH: starts center of signing space 6" in front of body DH: starts several inches directly behind NDH and moves forward to push down and cover NDH
Nonmanual Markeraappropriate to context
HABIT
Handshape
NDH: "S" DH: "S"
Palm Orientationaboth palms face the floor
Location acenter front of body about chest height, elbows bent at a natural angle
Movement ahands are crossed, wrists touching, and brought down toward the floor total movement about 6"
Nonmanual Markeraappropriate to context


to KICK
Handshape
NDH: "B"DH: "B"
Palm Orientation
NDH: facing rightDH: facing left
Location
NDH: center of signing space 4" below chest height, elbows bent at a natural angleDH: approx. 4" below DH
Movement
NDH: remains stationeryDH: moves upward to stike underside of NDH
Nonmanual Markeraappropriate to context


QUIT
Handshape
NDH: "O"DH: "H"
Palm Orientation
NDH: facing rightDH: toward floor
Location aboth hands just below chest height, elbows bent at a natural angle
Movement
NDH: starts sign gripping DH, retains positionDH: starts sign gripped by NDH, pulls from NDH upward toward right shoulder
Nonmanual Markeraappropriate to context


to SNEAK
Handshape
NDH: "F"DH: "X"
Palm Orientation
NDH: facing toward floorDH: facing left
Location aboth hands at waist height, elbows bent to natural angle
Movement
NDH: remains stationeryDH: starts sign with "X" finger touching heel of NDH, "X" then 'crawls' forward along NDH
Nonmanual Markeraappropriate to context


OPPRESSION
Handshape
NDH: "D"DH: "5"
Palm Orientation
NDH: forwardDH: forward
Location a center of signing space about 6" in front of body, elbows bent at a natural angle
Movement
NDH: starts center of signing space 6" in front of body DH: starts several inches directly behind NDH and moves forward to push down and cover NDH
Nonmanual Markeraappropriate to context


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