ASL words for SNOW

Printable ASL sign for SNOW
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Definition: Small white ice crystals formed directly from the frozen water vapor of the air, falling in light white flakes or lying on the ground as a white layer.

Learner tip: be aware of the different movement between SNOW and RAIN.

Related signs

One WINTER day, you cannot go skiing because of the SNOWSTORM, but that doesn't stop you from making a lot of SNOWBALLS to fight with your goofy friends or simply making a SNOWMAN like this one.

like this one
A photo of my first snowman
Photo: my first snowman

Baby signing "snow"

Watch one of some video clips of the baby signing 'snow'.

Translation: "It's snowing outside!" (age 1;1) In this early language (phonological) development (proximalization), she hasn't developed the fine motor of moving the fingers so it looks like "rain".

ASL Translation

Watch the ASL translation of the poem "Snow" written by Mary Mapes Dodge (1831-1905).

Written ASL

[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.]

ASL written for SNOW

Written ASL digit for "SNOW" contributed by Todd Hicks in the ASLwrite community, 2017.

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