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RECOGNIZE: The American Sign Language (ASL) sign for "recognize / notice / detect"

This sign can mean such things as "catch my eye" or "I picked that one out right away."

This sign can mean:

" notice something or someone"
" recognize something or someone"
" detect something"
" spot someone or something"
"it caught my eye"


Notes:  This sign is also "directional" in that it can be done in the direction of (or aimed at) the person or thing that was noticed or recognized.  By that I mean you can drop the left hand (or your non-dominant hand) and instead move your index finger in the direction of that which is being noticed.


NOTICE / recognize / detect (directional version):




You can add emotion, specificity, and location to the sign for NOTICE / recognize / detect: 

In the example above I am using an expression that indicates: "I didn't expect to see that but I noticed over there was a..."

Notes:  See: SEE


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