American Sign Language
- (with more narrowly spaced hands) 3@InsideTrunkhigh-PalmDown-3@InsideChesthigh-PalmDown Upanddown-Upanddown
- (with dominant hand initially higher) 3@SideChesthigh-PalmDown-3@SideTrunkhigh-PalmDown Upanddown-Upanddown
- (narrower and higher) 3@InsideChesthigh-PalmDown 3@InsideSternumhigh-PalmDown Upanddown-Upanddown
- (Motion's direction) 3@InsideChesthigh-PalmDown 3@InsideSternumhigh-PalmDown Upanddown-Downandup
ETY: Both hands indicated as the feet. The motion of going 'Upanddown-Downandup' in a repetitive manner is considered as an _awkward_ walking motion. Its feet presumably have three digits of toes, thus make it imbalance through walking. Hence the concept of the word, "Awkward" is introduced.
Possibly related to 3@InsideTrunkhigh-PalmDown-3@InsideChesthigh-PalmDown CirclesMidline-CirclesMidline (“hike”).
- This two-handed ASL sign is produced with a facial expression suggesting awkwardness:
- about half an arm's length in front of and beside the chest, nondominant palm facing down. Posture the dominant hand in in , dominant palm facing down.
- Move both hands alternatingly and repeatedly up and down.
- in , nondominant palm facing down. Posture the dominant hand in about half an arm's length in front of and beside the chest, dominant palm facing down.
- (clumsy): A different facial expression expresses the meaning "clumsy", typically with the mouthing "TH".
|GUH Hand||LUH Hand||LUH Move||GUH Move||GUH Hand||LUH Hand|
|GUH Palm||LUH Palm||Second||Second||GUH Palm||LUH Palm|
|GUH Position||LUH Separation||Third||Third|