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American Sign Language:  "boy"


The sign "BOY" means "male" in general.  It can mean "guy" or man.


Also see:  MAN   Also see:  BOY / GIRL


BOY:
Here is the most general sign for BOY (It can also mean: man, male, guy...)



LITTLE-BOY:
Do the sign for "male" and then do the sign for "this tall."
Tip:
think of the height of the boy or girl.
 






Here is another way to sign "MAN."
Combine the sign for "FATHER" and the sign for "FINE."
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MAN (variation)

You might see someone signing "man" by combining the sign "BOY" and the sign "FINE."
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MAN (variation)
One of several ways to sign "MAN" is to combine the sign "BOY" and the sign "ADULT (tall)."
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GENTLEMAN:
Note: To sign "gentleman" you would use this sign, except instead of just signing "fine" at the end of the sign, you would use the sign "polite."  To sign polite you brush the tip of the thumb of your right five-hand twice on your chest using an upward motion.  The hand moves in a very small circle, up, out, down, back.  It is on the upward stroke that the thumb-tip touches the chest.  You might see other versions of this sign, but this is how I do it:

GENTLEMAN = MALE + POLITE
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