DAMAGE in sign language

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

Meaning: Injury or harm that reduces or impair its value or usefulness.

Pronunciation (sign description): Two-handed loosely clawed hands facing each other -- dominant palm facing down from the top in front of the passive palm facing up -- slide in the opposite directions while the hands are in contact at the same time hands transform into fists.

Related signs

Things that are damaged: BREAK/BROKEN, DENT/ED, SMASH/SMASHED, CRACK/ed, CHIP/chipped, SCRATCH.

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