American Sign Language: "mirror"
Note: The sign "MIRROR" is very similar to the sign SEEM, except the sign MIRROR
is almost always done with a double movement and in general doesn't use any
facial expression (whereas "seem" often uses pursed lips and somewhat squinted
eyes -- as if thinking hard).
The "mirror" version of this sign uses the same handshape and
position, but the movement is smaller and quicker (for the noun "mirror." The small, quick
motion while looking ahead with a normal facial expression
would equal a "noun" -- as in "a mirror." If you wanted to tell a story about a person "looking in a mirror," you
would use a bit bigger movement, slower, and actually "gaze" into the imagined
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