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American Sign Language: "check"


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 meaning.

 

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)


Animation:

 



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."


 



CHECK-"grade papers"
 

If you mean "check" as in "A teacher checking his or her students papers," see: CANCEL



 


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check / card / envelope


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