be, is (ASL)
the right "d" hand,
touch under the chin and then move forward and outward.
"a" hand to chin and
then straight forward, keeping the tilt of the hand sideways, palm
to the left.
a right "d" hand and
turn the back of the hand outward. Make one circular rotation, right,
left, and then back to the starting position.
both middle fingers,
touch the chest alternately in a forward and upward motion, as if
the thumb of the open
right hand (fingers spread) to the center of the chest area.
chest with closed
fingers of both hands in a forward circular motion, as if "stirring"
to self, mid chest.
the "i" hand to the
center of the chest.
fingers and place
hands several inches in front of the face, palms in . Move hands in a
position to indicate a flow of tears.
fingers, both hands,
point to head (right) and chest (left) at the same time.
a right "d" hand to
the forehead; then move the "d" hand outward with a "saluting" motion.
The wrist will rotate so that when the sign is finished, the palm faces
fingertips of bent
"c" hands on upper chest. Move hands in a downward motion, pivoting the
hands so that each finger touches the chest as the hands rotate into
final position where fingertips point upward, no longer touching the
open hands, palms facing
outward, near the sides of the face. Move hands up and forward several
times. Note: Some signers use spread fingers; others close the fingers.
Either is acceptable.