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American Sign Language: "now"
Also see: TODAY
Move the "Y" hands down a few inches. Your palms should be facing upward.
Note: If you use a double motion on this version of the sign for now, it can be interpreted as TODAY.
NOW (old version)
Another version of the sign NOW/CURRENT/presently is made by placing both of your hands in front of you.
Each hand should be bent upward.
Note: Most people prefer to use the "y" handshape.
Sharply drop both hands a short distance.
"TODAY" (version) / "right now" [NOW+NOW]
The meaning of this sign depends on what the other person asked. For example, if the other person 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."
The double "NOW" is interpreted to mean "today."
Also see: TODAY
Also see: DAY
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