Sign of the Day for Friday, July 31, 2015

The Sign of the Day allows you to sample some of the member features. You can sample the features below.

Practice family signs! The Sign of the Day features signs for family members during the week of July 24 through July 31.

GRANDFATHER

GRANDFATHER
English Equivalent: GRANDFATHER
English Sentence: My grandfather passed away several years ago.
ASL Gloss: SEVERAL YEARS AGO MY GRANDFATHER DIED.
Sign Description: The Open 5-hand with the thumb on the forehead bounces out away from the head in a double arcing motion.
Memory Aid: The combination of the sign for FATHER and the movement out suggests a generation out.
Sign Type: ASL
Sign Variations:
This sign can also be used to say:

GRANDPA
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