COUSIN in sign language

"How do you say 'cousin' in American Sign Language?"

Meaning: A relative or child of one's uncle or aunt.

Non-gender specific noun in ASL (and English too). This ASL sign is on the middle area of the head).

FEMALE-COUSIN. The location is at the lower area of the head for the female gender.

The location is at the upper area of the head for MALE COUSIN.

Related signs: FAMILY, AUNT, UNCLE.


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