ASL sign for: egg

Definition: An oval or round object laid by a female bird, reptile, fish, or invertebrate, usually containing a developing embryo.

Make sure that the movement for both hands is simultaneous and symmetrical. Otherwise, a common mistake can look like KNIFE (or occasionally NAME) as sometimes found in ASL learners.

Contextual/grammatical variation.

How would you like your eggs to be cooked? Boiled, scrambled, or others?.


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