Meaning: In accordance through what is great, correct, or just; true or correct as a truth.

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Semantic variation.

Question: What is the distinction between signing once and twice in RIGHT?

Ooh, contextual variations. The ideal means to learn the subtle differences in contexts is to immerse in ASL conversations via Deaf world.

Similar indications for CORRECT, TRUE, FACT.

Opposite: WRONG, INCORRECT.

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"Teacher or Right? (2007)" by literary media artivist Jolanta Lapiak Ink, watercolor, pastel.

An ASL speaker would certainly quickly recognize this signed word as RIGHT/CORRECT in ASL. It"s a cross-cultural interpretation. The reality is that this watercolor painting is based upon the Deaf Nepali boy signing "TEACHER" in Nepali Sign Language at a college for the deaf in Nepal. Unfavor RIGHT in ASL where the call is the palm of both hands, the contact for TEACHER in Nepali SL is at the wrist line.


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