How to Sign "Watch" in Sign Langauge

In this context, we’re not referring to a watch on your hand – we’re talking about watching a movie or TV show!

Signing "Watch"

  1. Handshape: Using your dominant hand, shape hand into a bent L shape with your thumb extended and your index finger bent.
  2. Hand location: Place your dominant hand in front of your chin
  3. Movement: Move your hand from your chin outward in one swift motion
  4. Facial expression: Maintain a neutral facial expression, focusing on clarity of hand movements.

Fun fact

This word can mean different things, as in “I got a new watch” or “I need to keep a watch on my dog.” Unlike the English language, in which these words are said exactly the same, in ASL there are different ways to sign watch!

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