GUITAR in sign language

A drawing of guitar
A drawing by Juli, age 5

ASL signs for GUITAR

How to sign "guitar" in American Sign Language (ASL)?

Meaning: A six-stringed musical instrument.

Pronunciation (production): Dominant "F" (handshape), palm in (palm orientation), in air near torso (location), move downward twice (movement) while the passive hand is held up in air with the loose, relaxed handshape, palm in.

Phonological variation: the same as above except for the dominant handshape, which is "loose claw-5".


Related signs: MUSIC.

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