How to Sign “Grandmother” in Sign Language

Grandmothers, with their wisdom and love, hold a special place in our hearts, offering guidance and warmth throughout our lives. Knowing how to sign 'grandmother' in American Sign Language (ASL) can be a valuable skill for sparking friendly conversations and sharing personal anecdotes in small talk situations at work, fostering connections and understanding among colleagues.

Signing “Grandmother”

  1. Hand shape:  Extend your dominant hand into an open '5' shape, with fingers and thumb extended.
  2. Hand location:  Hold your thumb near your chin, fingers facing up.
  3. Movement: Extend your hand forward, bouncing twice.
  4. Facial expression: Keep a neutral facial expression.

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