Definition: Unable to understand; perplexed.

Pronunciation (sign description): Dominant upright forefinger -> clawed forefinger (handshape), palm facing out (orientation), moves backward once (movement) from near the face to the forehead (location). There may be a variation of the location on the forehead somewhere between the middle and the side.

Related signs: PERPLEXED, BAFFLED.

Written ASL

[Note: ASL writing is not an official standard. This sign language writing remains in a state of open space to allow room for experiment, evolution, and improvement.]

How to write ASL for PUZZLED How to write ASL for PUZZLED with description

In this written ASL digit for PUZZLED, the curved line depicts the top of the head. With the movement line with the dot which shows the direction, there are two handshapes that transforms from one to another (forefinger to clawed forefinger).

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