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American Sign Language: "compliment"



The sign for compliment is a modified version of the sign for SCHOOL and/or CLAP.  The difference between the two signs is that the sign for compliment is done a bit softer and the contact is more from the finger area of the dominant hand to the palm area of the non-dominant hand, (not so much palm to palm contact as in the general sign for SCHOOL).

Also the sign COMPLIMENT is sometimes held a bit more out from the body -- especially if you are complimenting someone directly (done slightly in the direction of the person receiving the compliment).

COMPLIMENT:

Also, you could express the concept of "compliment" via other methods such as informing someone that someone else had said something POSITIVE about them or NICE about them.


 

See: SCHOOL


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