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TODAY: The American Sign Language (ASL) sign for "today"

Also see: NOW

 

"TODAY" (version 1) 
A short, common version of "today" can be done by doing a double movement of the sign for "NOW."  (See below).
To use this version you need to have the right context. 
For example, if someone asks you, "What time is the meeting?"  If you respond "NOW+NOW" it would mean "right now" or currently.

If someone asks you what day the party is, you can respond by signing "NOW + NOW" to mean "today."
Thus sometimes the double "NOW" can interpreted to mean "today."

 



TODAY-(NOW+NOW-version)

 


 
TODAY:  full version = NOW+DAY



Also you might see this sign done with a flat hand.  It is less common though.  The flat hand tends to be used more often in versions involving the concept of "all day."

 


 

TODAY (version 3)
In this version the movement is reversed.
You may see some people sign the "DAY" portion of the "today" sign by starting the dominant hand horizontal and moving it vertical.


For more information about "day" see: DAY
 



 

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