Signs for ANIMAL

How do you sign "animal" in ASL? And, learn some vocabulary of the animals in ASL.

Meaning: Any member of the kingdom of living things (as earthworms, crabs, birds, and people).

Pronunciation (sign description): Two-handed bent B-thumb (handshape), tips of the fingers on the either sides of the chest (location), palms in (palm orientation), hands move inward twice without lifting the fingers (movement).

Related signs of the word association: WILDLIFE, CREATURE, BEAST, PET, ZOO.


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Deaf Culture and tidbits

Deaf Animals

Have you seen a Deaf human talking with an animal in sign language and how the animal responds?

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