H@Chin-PalmBackFingerUp Flatten

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American Sign LanguageEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

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Particularly: “This seems related to B@Chin-PalmBackFingerUp Flatten ‎(sweet), but is it actually derived from that sign? If so, whence the "H"/"U" shape?”

ProductionEdit

  • This one-handed ASL sign is produced with a smile expressing cuteness or admiration of something cute:
    1. Posture the dominant hand in the “H” handshape at the chin, dominant palm facing back and extended fingers pointing up.
    2. Repeatedly flatten and extend the middle and index finger.
    3. Posture the dominant hand in the “A” handshape at the chin, dominant palm facing back and extended fingers pointing up.
GUH Hand LUH Hand LUH Move GUH Move GUH Hand LUH Hand
GUH Palm LUH Palm Second Second GUH Palm LUH Palm
GUH Position LUH Separation Third Third
H Flap-Flap A
In In
Close to Body
Center
of Chin

AdjectiveEdit

(ASL gloss: CUTE)

  1. cute