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In South African Sign Language there are five basic elements or parameters that make up each sign. Click the button to find out more.

B Parameters of sign

Click to learn a bit more about classifiers.

50 classifier

Indexing or pointing works well with classifiers, but don't get confused.

210 indexing

Directional verbs help you to communicate faster in South African Sign Language by signing the subject, verb, object in one motion. Check out more below.

D 210 directional verbs

Wow! You are already at Interjections.

E Interjections

In, on, under, in front of, behind, next to, between.

F Prepositions

NAME YOURS WHAT?

F 210 syntax

Do you lean forward when asking a question?

G 210 interrogative

I love you...not.

H 210 negation

The timeline. 

J 210 tense markers