Definition: A female child; a young or relatively young woman.
Pronunciation/articulation: Dominant "10" handshape (handshape), palm facing left if right-handed (orientation), thumb on the cheek (location), stroke down the cheek twice (movement).
Learner tip: not confuse GIRL with AUNT (a slightly different orientation).
Etymology: A possible origin of this sign: "A sign borrowed from French sign language in the olden days when girls wore bonnets as part of their standard school uniform. The sign represents one of the ribbons of the bonnet that ties under the chin. Perhaps the original sign used both A hand shape to mime tying a bow under the chin?" -- Lyn J. Wiley (via email, May 2015).
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