Signs for MITTEN

Definition: A glove with two sections, one for the thumb and the other for all four fingers.

Related signs: GLOVES, GLITTENS.

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.]

ASL written for MITTEN

Written ASL digit for "MITTEN". [Contributed by Alexandra Monto-Stein, ASLwrite, 2019]

Deaf Culture and tidbits

Deaf Humor

Before showing the comic strip, I asked my ASL students a riddle in the warm-up in ASL (translated as), "In the winters, hearing people wear mittens, Deaf people use gloves, and codas use what? The students had fun with this riddle.

Deaf culture gloves
"That Deaf Guy" Matt and Kay by Daigle. Credit:, use with permission.

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