How to Sign “Giraffe” in Sign Language

Giraffes, with their towering height and graceful presence, embody elegance and uniqueness in the animal kingdom. Learning to sign 'giraffe' in American Sign Language (ASL) not only expands your vocabulary but also celebrates the majestic beauty of these remarkable creatures.

Signing “Giraffe”

  1. Hand shape: Extend your dominant hand into a closed '5' shape, resembling the long neck of a giraffe.
  2. Hand location: Hold your hand near your neck, as if indicating the width of a giraffe's neck.
  3. Movement: Extend your arm upward, mimicking the elongated neck of a giraffe.
  4. Facial expression: Keep a neutral facial expression.

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