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American Sign LanguageEdit

Alternative formsEdit


Presumably illustrates a person by outlining his or her torso.


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Upload png, jpg, or gif image. (ASL gloss: -ER, AGENT, PERSON-MARKER)

  1. (appended to certain signs, especially those specifying an occupation or geographical area) -er; person who has (the specified occupation) or lives in (the specified area); used to form an agent noun or demonym

Usage notesEdit

  • This is one of the very few suffixes in ASL. It is not used as productively by most native ASL signers as -er is by English speakers.

Derived termsEdit


Upload png, jpg, or gif image. (ASL gloss: INDIVIDUAL)

  1. (rare in most areas) individual