How to Sign "Year" in Sign Language

When you are using ASL at school or work, this sign is surely to come up a lot. Whether you are talking about your plans for next year’s coursework or a deadline for the end of the year, you’ll want to know this sign!

Signing "Year"

  1. Hand Shape: Form both hands into a closed fist handshape.
  2. Sign Location: Position your hands in front of your chest.
  3. Movement: Move both hands in a circular, yet separate motion in front of your chest, representing the earth circling around the sun.
  4. Facial Expression: Wear a composed and neutral facial expression, focusing on the clarity of the sign.

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