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Signing Numbers and Time Signs
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Numbers and Time in ASL

When signing certain numbers, there is a special rule you must follow: for the numbers 67, 68,69, 76, 78, 79, 86, 87, 89, 96, 97, and 98, you must flick your wrist out if the numbers digits go from a high to low, and you flick your wrist in the numbers digits go from low to high.

When signing events and time, ASL uses Time-Topic-Comment structure.



Signs with time indications or time periods are found in the beginning of the sentence.

Words such as tomorrow, yesterday, today, last month, next month, weekend, etc.



Examples:


1) Today, I go store.


2) Week-past, car I wash.

3) Weekend, we go movie