How to Sign "Outside" in Sign Langauge

With this sign, you’re almost equipped to ask your Deaf or hard-of-hearing colleague, “Want to go outside for a coffee break?”

Signing “Outside”

  1. Hand shape: Use the dominant hand in a flattened '5' shape, fingers extended and together.
  2. Hand location: Extend the dominant hand outward from the body, palm facing downward.
  3. Movement: Move the dominant hand in a sweeping motion away from the body, indicating the direction of the outdoors.
  4. Facial expression: Maintain a facial expression that conveys openness or excitement, reflecting the joy of being outside.

Fun Fact

This sign can also mean, "leaving," as in "I"m leaving," and "out," as in "Let's go out!"

Learn how to sign "in"

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