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B@RadialWrist-PalmForward-OpenB@CenterChesthigh-PalmDown Sidetoside

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American Sign LanguageEdit

EtymologyEdit

Initialized (using handshape B) variation of less common sign S@RadialWrist-PalmForward-S@CenterChesthigh-PalmDown Sidetoside (busy), apparently derived from S@NearBackWrist-PalmDown-S@CenterChesthigh-PalmDown UpanddownContact (work; labor).

ProductionEdit

           
  • Note: The number of iterations and speed are variable and may be used for emphasis.
  • Stokoe: ɑBX

AdjectiveEdit

  (ASL gloss: BUSY)

  1. busy
    (ASL gloss) YESTERDAY RESTAURANT BUSY
    “Yesterday, the restaurant was busy.”

NounEdit

  (ASL gloss: BUSINESS)

  1. business