How to Sign “Thirsty” in Sign Language

Being thirsty is not just a physical sensation, it can also evoke strong emotions and cravings for something cold and refreshing, like a crisp glass of watermelon juice on a scorching summer day.

Signing “Thirsty”

  1. Hand shape: Start with your dominant hand in a “1” handshape.
  2. Hand location: Bring your hand in front to the top of the dominan side of yourthroat.
  3. Movement: In one quick movement, bring your hand downward, ending at the bottom of your throat.
  4. Facial expression: Open your mouth and furrow your eyebrows to look drained or thirsty.

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