# 10 what is a quantifier and where is it located in an

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10. What is a quantifier and where is it located in an ASL sentence? a. A number that identifies how many of an noun there are b. Can be signed before or after the noun that is being quantified 11. In ASL, the plural “s” that is used in English is not used. How are plurals in ASL signed? a. Give the quantifying number (e.g. 2, 8, 50, etc.) b. Give a quantifying sign (e.g. FEW, MANY, etc.) 12. What is a cardinal number? a. Numbers used when counting (i.e. 1, 2, 3, 4, etc.) 13. What is an ordinal number? a. Numbers used for identifying places in a sequence (i.e. first, second, third, etc.) 14. How are ordinal numbers produced? a. You twist the cardinal number to make it ordinal 15. What is number incorporation? a. Some numbers that can be incorporated into other signs to express both the number and the sign at the same time 16. What signs can use number incorporation? a. TIME, MINUTE, HOUR, DAY, WEEK, MONTH 17. What numbers, generally, can be used for number incorporation? a. 1-9 18. How do you show time in ASL? a. When discussing the exact hour, you can incorporate the numbers 1-9 in the sign TIME. b. If you are discussing 10/11/12 O’CLOCK, you first must sign TIME and then the number c. If you want to distinguish between AM and PM, you simply sign MORNING, AFTERNOON or NIGHT.

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19. What do classifiers represent? a. How objects are located in space b. Objects placed in space translate to “… is located here.” c. Also known as classifier predicates or depicting verbs 20. Identify what the classifiers represent when used in ASL: a. CL:1: i. Objects that are relatively thin and long ii. Standing people, poles, thin tree, etc. b. CL:V i. Small animals or seated people c. CL:3 i. Most vehicles ii. Cars, bicycles, helicopters, etc. d. CL:A i. Box-like or stationary items ii. Trash cans, dresser, desktop computer, buildings, etc. e. CL:B i. Flat objects ii. Table, piece of paper, thin book, flat-screen T.V., etc. 21. What must be done before using a classifier? a. You must first identify the noun that the classifier will represent
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