How to Sign “Brother” in Sign Language

Brothers, with their camaraderie and shared memories, bring a sense of kinship and companionship into our lives. Knowing how to sign 'brother' in American Sign Language (ASL) can be a valuable skill for fostering connections and engaging in light-hearted small talk situations at work, helping to build rapport and understanding among colleagues.

Signing “Brother”

  1. Hand shape: Extend both hands into an ‘L’ handshape.
  2. Hand location: Hold your dominant hand close to your forehead, and your non-dominant hand at about chest level.
  3. Movement: Bring your dominant hand to meet your non-dominant hand, placing the side of your dominant hand in between the ‘L’ of your non-dominant hand.
  4. Facial expression: Keep a neutral facial expression.

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