ODD-(opposite of even)
When referring to "odd and even" numbers just spell the
concepts: O-D-D / E-V-E-N.
Some people do the sign "EQUAL" to
The term "odd" can be expressed by using the sign for "STRANGE" but
if you are
talking about "odd numbers" I recommend just spelling O-D-D.
"Do you like try strange new food?" = FOOD, STRANGE NEW, YOU LIKE
STRANGER: Many people use the sign STRANGE with the "PERSON
/ AGENT" sign to mean,
"stranger." This usage is contested by and not approved by
some ASL instructors.
Another approach to signing "stranger" is to use the signs "NEW"-"PERSON-(agent)" to mean
Yet another approach is to use the construction of
your sentence to create the desired meaning.
For example: YESTERDAY PRO-1 INDEX-[at] WORK HAPPEN SOMEONE!
MAN CL:1-"walked_past_quickly" I NEVER SEE PRO-3 BEFORE. That
sentence (gloss) would be
generally mean: "Yesterday at work a stranger (some guy I've never
seen before) rushed past me.
Also see: STRANGE
Also see: WEIRD
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