The word "check" has many different meanings and can be expressed in
a variety of ways in ASL. Make sure to match your sign to your
INVESTIGATE: To sign "check" as in "investigate," "look-into," or "verify,"
you can do the version of this sign that uses an index finger on the
dominant hand and a "flat" handshape on the non-dominant hand.
CHECK / investigate:
Also see "INVESTIGATE
/ RESEARCH / CHECK"
Draw a square in the air that is
about the size of the item you are representing.
CHECK (or envelope or card depending on the size of your square)
CHECK (version 2)
Place a downturned "C" hand on the palm-up left flat-hand. Slide the "C" hand
forward a few inches.
Note: This sign happens to also be one of the versions of the sign "CAKE."
If you mean "check" as in
"A teacher checking his or her students papers," see:
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