Signs for COOING

Meaning: a stage of infants' prelinguistic signing development and consists of the production of single syllable, unmarked primes.

Meaning: a stage of infants' prelinguistic speech development and consists of the production of single syllable, vowel-like sounds.


Related signs: BABBLING, language acquisition.

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These video clips give you a glimpse of what cooing is like in signing.

Juli (at 2nd week) in the video clip above appeared to imitate or at least attempted to imitate manual movements. I first realized and recognized my baby Juli doing manual cooing.

More explanation on cooing in sign language

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