The sign for "I love you" in American Sign Language (ASL) is iconic and recognized even outside the Deaf community. This sign is widely used and recognized, even in pop culture, and is often taught to children and used between family members and friends, both in and out of the Deaf community.
This sign combines the hand shapes for the letters I, L, and Y into one sign.
Orientation and Movement:
Facial expressions are integral to ASL. When signing "I love you," your expression should convey the genuine emotion behind the words. A warm smile or affectionate gaze can enhance the sign's meaning.
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