Definition: Any of the fine threadlike strands growing from the skin of humans, mammals, and some other animals.
Meaning: long hair. You can specify the length of the hair but adjusting the length/movement of the sign. For very long hair, incorporate the mouth morpheme "loo" with the sign.
Related signs: FRIZZY-HAIR.
[Note: ASL writing is not an official standard. This sign language writing remains in a state of open space to allow room for experiment, evolution, and improvement.]
Written ASL digit for "HAIR" contributed by Jolanta in the ASLwrite community, 2018.
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