UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

(as in "the country")

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What is being signed (English Meaning)

UNITED STATES OF AMERICA (as in "the country")


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Examples of Usage
English Sentence

Cal Rodgers was a deaf pilot. He made the first transcontinental airplane flight after crashing several times along the way.

ASL Gloss

C-A-L R-O-D-G-E-R-S HE DEAF PILOT HIS GOAL U-S FLY-ACROSS (FLIGHT) WRONG FLY-ACROSS CRASH LUCKY ALIVE FIX FIX FIX FLY-ACROSS CRASH STILL ALIVE FIX FIX FIX FLY-ACROSS MANY STOP STOP STOP FINALLY ARRIVE YAY.

English Sentence

The United States presidential inauguration is a ceremony to recognize a new president.

ASL Gloss

U-S PRESIDENT INAUGURATION FOR-FOR? RECOGNIZE NEW PRESIDENT.

English Sentence

Thomas H. Gallaudet was a minister, educator, and co-founded the first school for the deaf called the American School for the Deaf in Hartford, Connecticut. Gallaudet University was named in honor of him in 1894.

ASL Gloss

T-H-O-M-A-S H. G-A-L-L-A-U-D-E-T HIMSELF MINISTER TEACHER HE CO- FOUNDED FIRST RESIDENTIAL SCHOOL U-S CALLED AMERICAN SCHOOL DEAF A-S-D WHERE? HARTFORD C-O-N-N. YEAR 1894 GALLAUDET COLLEGE NAMED AFTER HIM.

English Sentence

It is important that you vote for the new U.S. President.

ASL Gloss

NEW U-S PRESIDENT IMPORTANT YOU VOTE.


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