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1@InFinger-PalmDown-OpenB@CenterChesthigh 1@InFinger-PalmUp-OpenB@CenterChesthigh

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American Sign LanguageEdit

EtymologyEdit

Represents turning a key (represented by the dominant hand) to start something.

ProductionEdit

           
     
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  • (as a verb) This two-handed ASL sign is produced as follows:
    1. Posture the nondominant hand in the “open B” handshape in front of the center of the chest. Posture the dominant hand in the “1” handshape with the extended dominant finger or fingers in between those of the nondominant hand, dominant palm facing down.
    2. Move the dominant hand by rotating it to the next posture while holding the nondominant hand still.
    3. Posture the dominant hand in the “1” handshape with the extended dominant finger or fingers in between those of the nondominant hand, dominant palm facing up.
    4. Optionally repeat the move by twisting the dominant hand back and forth.
  • (as a noun) Produced as above, but with the final posture held briefly.


VerbEdit

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  1. to start; to begin

NounEdit

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  1. start; beginning