Sign of the Day for Monday, June 27, 2022

Membership Preview

The Sign of the Day allows you to sample some of the member features, such as the sign description, memory aid, and example ASL Sentence.

June 27th is Helen Keller Day (celebrated on her birthday, June 27, 1880). Featured Person: Helen Keller was a famous deaf-blind woman. She was involved in many things, including being an author, lecturer, and activist.

INVOLVE

What is being signed (English Meaning)

INVOLVE


Sign Type

ASL


Sign Description

The dominant hand in the 5 handshape palm facing down open sweeps above the top of the non dominant hand in the sideways C handshape and then closes to the flat O handshape while fitting into it.


Memory Aid

Think of gathering something and then putting it into a container.



Examples of Usage
English Sentence

Helen Keller was a famous deaf‑blind woman. She was an author, lecturer, and activist.

ASL Gloss

H‑E‑L‑E‑N K‑E‑L‑L‑E‑R HK HERSELF FAMOUS DEAF‑BLIND WOMAN. SHE AUTHOR LECTURER POLITICS INVOLVED INVOLVED INVOLVED.

English Sentence

Alexander Graham Bell was a famous inventor who was involved in deaf education, but ironically he did not support the use of American Sign Language.

ASL Gloss

AGB HIMSELF FAMOUS INVENTOR INVOLVED DEAF EDUCATION BUT IRONICALLY HE NOT SUPPORT A‑S‑L.

English Sentence

Sean Berdy is a deaf actor well known for acting on the TV series Switched at Birth.

ASL Gloss

SEAN BERDY HIMSELF DEAF ACTOR FAMOUS WHY? HE INVOLVED #TV PROGRAM QUOTE SWITCHED A‑T BIRTH.

English Sentence

Christy Smith was the first deaf contestant to appear on the reality TV show Survivor.

ASL Gloss

CHRISTY SMITH HERSELF FIRST DEAF PERSON INVOLVE #TV PROGRAM TITLE SURVIVOR

English Sentence

Shelley Beattie was a deaf professional weightlifter who became famous after being on the TV show American Gladiators.

ASL Gloss

SHELLEY BEATTIE HERSELF DEAF PRO WEIGHTLIFTER. SHE BECAME FAMOUS WHY? SHE INVOLVED #TV PROGRAM AMERICAN GLADIATORS

English Sentence

Martin Belsky was a deaf man from Michigan who was a leader of deaf sports at the local and national level.

ASL Gloss

MARTIN BELSKY HIMSELF DEAF FROM MICHIGAN MANY YEARS INVOLVED LEADER DEAF S‑P‑O‑R‑T‑S LOCAL AND NATIONAL LEVEL.

English Sentence

Derrick Coleman was the first deaf football player to participate in the Super Bowl in 2014.

ASL Gloss

YEAR 2014 DERRICK COLEMAN HE FIRST DEAF FOOTBALL PLAYER INVOLVED SUPER BOWL.


Sign Variations for this Word

Add to Word List

The ability to create word lists is available full members. Login or sign up now! to use this feature.


ADVERTISEMENTS