Claw5@InsideTrunkhigh-PalmUp-Claw5@InsideTrunkhigh-PalmUp Wiggle-Wiggle

American Sign LanguageEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • (nondominant hand higher and dominant hand farther back) Claw5@NearInsideTrunkhigh-PalmUp-Claw5@InsideChesthigh-PalmUp Wiggle-Wiggle
  • (spiraling downward instead of wiggling) Claw5@NearCenterChesthigh-PalmUp-Claw5@CenterChesthigh-PalmUp CirclesHoriz-CirclesHoriz Claw5@NearCenterTrunkhigh-PalmUp-Claw5@CenterTrunkhigh-PalmUp

EtymologyEdit

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Particularly: “Is this imitative of twiddling one's fingers to bide time?”

ProductionEdit

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  • This two-handed ASL sign is produced as follows:
    1. Posture the nondominant hand in the “claw 5” handshape about half arm's length in front of the nondominant side of the trunk, nondominant palm facing up. Posture the dominant hand in the “claw 5” handshape about half arm's length in front of the dominant side of the trunk, dominant palm facing up.
    2. Wiggle the fingers of both hands repeatedly.

VerbEdit

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  1. to wait

AdjectiveEdit

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  1. pending
Last modified on 10 October 2009, at 04:58