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  1. I would usually use 'sign, how [fingerspell word] or sign what would work as the above answer too.
  2. The second meaning i.e. excessively isn't a sign by itself in the context of the above sentences. You would use facial expression and emphasis when doing the signs i.e. to display 'too long, too slowly'. Other than that, you could explain/expand the meaning with multiple signs/description if emphasis wouldn't create the context. Hope that helps.
  3. Hi Alex, These may help... Forwards Defence Back (Last video): You are correct about the sign for Black White Pairs Stay Close (signs for 'near' only) Also correct for well done/congrats: Well done
  4. Hi Christine, I am glad you found it helpful, just sorry I couldn't offer more advice. Great to hear you have signed up to a class, I hope you really enjoy it!!
  5. I don't think there is any difference in terms of qualifications etc they are equivalent. I don't know if either is better quality than the other.
  6. Hi cabemcdd, I believe the sign you are referring to is the sign for 'gay'. See here for video: https://www.signbsl.com/sign/gay
  7. I think you could use this informally, with friends/as a 'home sign'. Or if you were doing a speech/presentation where you would be repeating the word a lot you could fingerspell it once and signal that you are going to use that sign for platinum. For any new people you meet though they probably wouldn't immediately guess what you meant if you used 'P' the same as gold/silver, so then you may have to switch to fingerspelling, just for clarity. I think in most casual/informal situations and especially with friends it can be helpful to develop signs for a word you might use often, or that is hard to spell Just an opinion/my thoughts from my experience though, not a rule for signing in general.
  8. The sign for Wales is to hold up your three middle fingers bent slightly forward (like a claw), and move your hand straight downwards. Video here: https://www.signbsl.com/sign/wales The sign for Rose is the same as 'flower' but you use the lip-pattern (mouthing the word) rose, the sign is put your finger and thumb together and touch either side under your nose, like smelling a flower. Video here: https://www.signbsl.com/sign/rose The sign for diamond is your non-dominant hand held flat, palm down (As if you were going to show someone your ring) and your dominant hand on top of that hand, fingers together and then open and close them quickly, as if to show sparkling of a diamond. Video here: https://www.signbsl.com/sign/diamond There isn't an actual sign for platinum you would fingerspell p-l-a-t-i-n-u-m. You could use the sign for metal with the lip-pattern platinum, the sign for metal is your index finger taps your chin twice. Video (for metal) here: https://www.signbsl.com/sign/metal Hope this helps
  9. I don't think there is one, you would finger spell c-y-a-n, you could use the sign for blue, that would be the closest actual sign. You could combine fingerspelling followed by the sign for blue straight after, that would probably be the clearest way to sign it with an actual sign.
  10. 'Sign how [fingerspell word]' with quizzical/questioning facial expression. Sign (as in sign language not a poster/sign or to sign, there are a few meanings on this page) https://www.signbsl.com/sign/sign How? https://www.signbsl.com/sign/how Hope this helps
  11. Hi Amy, welcome to the forum
  12. Hi Joanne, Yes it will, focus on technique and accuracy and speed will naturally come with time
  13. You're right, I somehow got confused with which fingers were up. I think the final sign is actually ASL for the number 9.
  14. I don't think there is one, there usually aren't signs for specific places. Here in the UK place name signs tend to be regional - so the people who live there might have a sign, but people that live in other parts of the country may not know or use it and just fingerspell the place name instead. I think you would just fingerspell M-I-L-A-N and/or sign 'Italy.
  15. Looks like ASL, the last sign looks like the letter 'd' but not sure about the other two signs. Do you have any context for the t-shirt?
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