How to Sign “Hamster” in Sign Language

Hamsters, with their tiny paws and round cheeks, are cherished companions known for their playful antics and gentle nature. Learning to sign 'hamster' in American Sign Language (ASL) not only enriches your vocabulary but also celebrates the endearing charm of these beloved pets.

Signing “Hamster”

  1. Hand shape: Form your dominant hand into a ‘H’ handshape, representing the “H” in hamster.
  2. Hand location: Hold your hand against the side of your nose.
  3. Movement: Quickly brush your extended fingers against your nose a few times.
  4. Facial expression: Keep a neutral facial expression.

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