There are a few or more similar signs (not all shown), depending on the contexts and synonyms.
Meaning: To feel or suffer physical or mental pain or distress; ache.
Pronunciation (sign description): Two-handed forefingers (handshape), facing each other with the forefingers (palm orientation) in neutral space in front of the torso (location), both forefingers twist in the opposite direction once (movement).
Similar sign for: INJURE.
Variation: Two-handed forefingers (handshape), facing each other with the forefingers (palm orientation) in neutral space in front of the torso (location), both forefingers twist in the opposite direction twice (movement).
Semantic variation; fingerspelling.
[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.]
Written ASL digit for "HURT" (one movement with a slight wrist twist).
Written ASL digit for "HURT" (twice movement) contributed by Jolanta in the ASLwrite community, 2018.
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