TOE in sign language

Meaning: any of the five digits at the end of the human foot.

Pronunciation (sign description): Fingerspelling.

Descriptive phrase for 'toes' using classifiers.


Related signs: FOOT.

Deaf Humor

Caption translated to English from German via Google Translate: "What a bummer... I have to prepare for the amputation of my hands. I'm practicing the toe alphabet..."

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Paul Dinkel (1961-) is a German cartoonist and Deaf of deaf parents. In the course of doing his illustrations for sign language textbooks, he drew cartoons and comic strips just for the fun. Then, in March 2001, he attended a community college in Darmstadt to study for a "Diplom-Karikaturist" [master caricaturist] and "Comiczeichner [comic book artist] Darmstadt". In the year 2004 Paul Dinkel sold his first book, "Das Buch der besten Gehörlosenwitze" [the book of the best deaf jokes]. He sold 500 copies. Ref

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