Keywords: they, them, those
As a Pointing Sign
1. Used to refer to other people or things besides the person the signer is talking to. Immediately next to a verb it can mean the people or things do the action or undergo the action (i.e., another referent does the action)
2. Immediately next to a verb it can depending on the type of verb and the number of other referents in the sentence. English = they, them.
3. Used to refer to other people or things besides the person the signer is talking to and which are particular or special in some way. Used next to a noun it means particular and more than one. English = those.
1. This sign can also be made with the upturned Flat handshape (i.e., palm facing upwards) with fingertips pointing away. This form is very polite and formal, and often found in public speaking.