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American Sign Language: "-ish" = approximately



The concept of "-ish" (as in "approximately") can be shown by waving your dominant "5-hand" in a circle (sort of like washing a wall) while using a facial expression that looks like you are estimating something in your mind.

 

APPROXIMATELY / about / around / -ish:


 



If you mean "-sh" as in "3 o'clock-ish" (or "Around 3 o'clock") you would do the sign for "3 o'clock" and then wiggle the 3 side to side a bit as you hold it up. You would also use a "mitigating" facial expression wherein you show the uncertainty of the time in your face.

"3 o'clock-ish"


Also see: "ABOUT"
Also see: "ABOUT"


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