5@Mouth-5@FromUlnarTipFinger 5@FromMouth-5@FromUlnarTipFinger

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American Sign LanguageEdit

EtymologyEdit

Handshape 5, frequently used to represent downward-flowing liquid, with location and movement that illustrate the referent action.

ProductionEdit

           
  • This two-handed ASL sign is produced with head movement and facial expression immitating the act of vomitting:
    1. Posture the nondominant hand in the “5” handshape within a several inches of the tip of the extended finger on the dominant hand farthest from the thumb. Posture the dominant hand in the “5” handshape at the mouth.
    2. Move the hands forward and down to the following posture.
    3. Posture the nondominant hand in the “5” handshape within a several inches of the tip of the extended finger on the dominant hand farthest from the thumb. Posture the dominant hand in the “5” handshape within several inches from the mouth.

VerbEdit

  (ASL gloss: VOMIT)

  1. to vomit; to regurgitate; to throw up; to puke

NounEdit

  (ASL gloss: VOMIT)

  1. vomit; puke