Claw5@Sfhead-Claw5@Sfhead CirclesSurface-CirclesSurface

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American Sign Language[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • The hands may be on the top of the head or elsewhere.

Etymology[edit]

Imitative of the action of washing your hair using the shampoo.

Production[edit]

right-hand C palm-left right-hand C palm-left close to body right side of forehead left-hand arcs out circles down repeatedly right-hand arcs out circles down repeatedly
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  • This two-handed ASL sign is produced as follows:
    1. Posture the nondominant hand in the “claw 5” handshape at the nondominant side of the forehead, near the temple. Posture the dominant hand in the “claw 5” handshape at the dominant side of the forehead, near the temple.
    2. Hold both hands still briefly.
    3. Move both hands in a circular motion as if you are washing your hair using the shampoo.

Noun[edit]

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

  1. shampoo
    (ASL gloss) PEOPLE MUST USE SHAMPOO EVERYDAY IF WANT HAVE BEAUTIFUL HAIR!
    "People must use the shampoo everyday if they want to have a beautiful hair!"