5@Chin-ThumbBack Contact

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One of several signs with female referents that are made with the dominant hand located at the bottom half of the face. Compare OpenA@Jaw OpenA@Chin (female) and 5@Forehead-ThumbBack Contact (father).


right-hand open-B palm-left close to body in center of chin right-hand moves in and out repeatedly
  • This one-handed ASL sign is produced as follows:
    1. Posture the dominant hand in the “5” handshape at the chin, thumb of the dominant hand pointing back.
    2. Touch the thumb to the chin one or more times.


Upload png, jpg, or gif image. (ASL gloss: MOTHER)

  1. mother; mom