FlatB@Thumb-PalmForward-FlatB@FromCenterNeckhigh-PalmForward FlatB@NearSideNeckhigh-PalmAcross-FlatB@FromCenterNeckhigh-PalmForward

American Sign Language

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Alternative forms

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This sign includes a classifier that indicates the type of object that is open and movement indicating the manner in which opening occurs. Some common forms with other classifiers and movements follow:

Etymology

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Classifier FlatB@CenterChesthigh-PalmForward (a flat object standing upright, i.e. a door), ...-FlatB@CenterChesthigh-PalmForward (a flat object standing upright, i.e. a wall from which the door may swing), plus swinging motion to illustrate the door swinging open.

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Verb

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  1. (transitive) to open a swinging door
  2. (intransitive, of a swinging door) to open

Adjective

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  1. (of a swinging door) open