UMBRELLA in sign language


Learn how to sign "umbrella" in ASL.

ASL signs for umbrella

Meaning: a folding canopy supported by wooden or metal ribs that is usually mounted on a wooden, metal, or plastic pole for protection against the rain.

Classifier; meaning: patio umbrella.

Related signs: Umbrella is used to shield you from getting drenched in the rain, but sometimes it can be used to give shade from the sun. For that, maybe you'd rather use a PARASOL instead. If you've forgotten your umbrella, maybe you'd rather stand under a SUNSHADE, waiting until the rain stops.

Art through Deaf Eye

Abstract painting of the drips and umbrella with ASL writing
"Rain Vibration on Umbrella" (2018) by Jolanta Lapiak. Acrylic on 9"x20.

On the abstract painting, there are black lines which are ASL-written words which blended nicely in a structure: RAIN, movement lines of the RAIN onto the UMBRELLA.

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