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Signs for CLOUD
How do you say 'cloud' in ASL? In general, it usually refers to the plural form -- clouds.
Meaning: A visible mass of condensed water vapor floating in the atmosphere, typically high above the ground.
Pronunciation (sign description): Two-handed, loosely clawed "5" hands (handshape), both palms up (orientation), in upper space above your face (location), both move alternately in circular motion (movement) at the same time.
Variation: Two-handed, loosely clawed "5" hands with one dominant's palm down and the other non-dominant palm up below the dominant hand, both hands move in circular motions (in opposite directions) while slightly moving sideway.
Usage: "cloud", "clouds", "cloudy".
Related signs: MIST, FOG, SMOG.
How do you say a single cloud in ASL? Sign "ONE + CLOUD" without moving sideway.
Brighten Your Day
Clouds hover over your head when you feel okay; SUN brightens your day when you're happy; RAIN drips on your when you cry; LIGHTNING zaps on you when you feel electrified.