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American Sign Language:  "AND"

The sign for "and" is very similar to the sign for "leave" (as in "go away.")  The difference is that the sign "leave" (if you are right handed) starts further to the right, ends much further to the right, and has a larger motion. The sign for AND only moves about six inches. 

AND:




Discussion regarding the sign AND:
The sign AND is not used as frequently in ASL as the spoken word is in English. Certain other signs can and often do replace the AND sign. Some of the more common replacements include: BOTH, PLUS, WITH, and ALSO as well as "indexing on the non-dominant hand."


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