Sign of the Day for Wednesday, June 19, 2024

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Juneteenth celebrates the June 19, 1865 announcement in Texas of the abolition of slavery and the emancipation of enslaved African Americans.

JUNETEENTH

(as in "the holiday")

What is being signed (English Meaning)

JUNETEENTH (as in "the holiday")


Sign Type

ASL


Sign Description

FIngerspell: J-U-N-E then dominant hand in the modified F handshape makes a shaking movement.


Memory Aid

Think of the month of June and the number 19.


This Sign is Used to Say (Sign Synonyms)
  • JUNETEENTH (as in "the holiday")

Examples of Usage
English Sentence

Juneteenth celebrates freedom from slavery.

ASL Gloss

JUNETEENTH CELEBRATE WHAT? FREEDOM FROM SLAVERY.

English Sentence

Juneteenth is Tuesday, June 19.

ASL Gloss

JUNETEENTH WHEN? TUESDAY JUNE 19.


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