Signs for MOTHER
Definition: A woman in relation to a child or children to whom she has given birth.
Pronunciation/articulation: Dominant "5" handshape taps twice on the lower chin near the mouth.
This signword is generally translated into "mother" in English, and sometimes "mom".
Pronunciation/articulation: Fingers of the dominant "5" handshape flutter on the lower chin near the mouth.
This signword is generally translated into "mother" only in English, not "mom". This sign is used with some particular compound signs or some particular contexts or meanings, such as MOTHER EARTH.
Sometimes, like hearing people using other terms than "mother", Deaf people also have other signs, such as MOMMY or MUM.
Related signs: FAMILY, MOTHER-IN-LAW, MOTHER's DAY, GRANDMOTHER, biological mother.