Keywords: gram, grand-

Sign Definition

General Definition

1. In context, this sign can be used to refer to any thing or any action which is named by an English word beginning with the letter 'G' particularly if that word has already been fully fingerspelt in the present conversation. Signers often also mouth the associated word when they make the sign. It is particularly associated with the words ‘gram’ and ‘grand’

As a Noun

1. A very small unit of weight. One thousand of these units are equal to one kilogram. English = gram.

As Modifier

1. As a prefix to family relationship signs, used to mean one generation removed (either older or younger). English = grand (as in ‘grandchild’, ‘grandmother’, and so on).