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NOT YET: The American Sign Language (ASL) sign for "not yet"

Note: This sign is similar to the sign for "LATE" except that "not-yet" places the tongue over the bottom teeth, and uses a slight headshake. 
The dominant hand moves backward a couple times swinging at the wrist.



The sign "not-YET" (not yet) generally uses a mouth morpheme to distinguish it from the concept of "late / lateness / to be late." Here is a sentence using "not yet" (not-YET). Note the mouth morpheme:

The sign for battery has many versions but the choice of the sign ELECTRIC for battery in this particular sentence may be a result of coarticulation since "battery" is following the X-handshape version of the (older / traditional) sign for HEARING-AID.






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