The right sign for "talk-with" depends on who
is doing the talking and what kind of talking you are doing.
Since Deaf people "talk with" their hands, most of the time when you want to
sign something like "I was talking with my (Deaf) friend and ..." you would use the sign
for "chat." As in, "MY FRIEND WE-2 CHAT..."
However, "TALK-WITH" is a good sign to know because it is the basis for
several other signs such as "interview," "communicate," and "Total-Communication."
TALK-WITH / dialog:
Side view of TALK-WITH:
INTERVIEW: If you initialize the sign "TALK-WITH" by using "I" hands instead of "index
fingers" the sign will mean "interview."
If you do the sign "TALK-WITH" with "C" handshapes it
means "communication" or "communicate."
If you do the sign "TALK-WITH" with "C" handshapes it means
"communication" or "communicate."
It important to also know the
more "hand focused" sign "CHAT." See: CHAT
If what you mean is "discuss" or "discussion" see:
For information on the topic of "talking" visit the "talk
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