ASL sign for MOUSE


Definition: a small rodent that typically has a pointed snout, relatively large ears and eyes, and a long tail.

Gloss: mouse[left] cat[right] look-at[loc] walk-away[loc]

English equivalent: The cat looked at the mouse and walked away.

Establish the reference points for the mouse (left) and the cat (right), using spatial points, eye gaze, and body shift. The ASL verb "look-at" points towards the left (mouse). The facial expression describes the manner of the cat. The ASL verb predicate "walk-away" points towards the right, referring to the cat.

ASL Storytelling

"The Lion and the Mouse" (2016) retold by Jolanta Lapiak.

ASL printable for MOUSE
ASL written for MOUSE

Written ASL digit for "mouse" contributed by Joy Maisel in the ASLwrite community, 2017.