How to sign diaper in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 1)

Definition:

Infant garment

Sign Instructions:

Begin with both hands next to each other and oriented toward yourself at your hips. Then, move your hands against your hips 2 times. As you move your hands toward yourself, your thumb should come into contact with your index and middle fingers.

Videos

Example Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of diaper

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of diaper

End of Sign

Final Frame of diaper

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for diaper
Extend your thumb, index, and middle fingers, while folding your ring and pinky fingers into your palm.
Dominant Handshape for diaper
Touch your thumb to the tips of your index and middle fingers as if pinching, with the other fingers curled into the palm.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for diaper
Extend your thumb, index, and middle fingers, while folding your ring and pinky fingers into your palm.
Non-Dominant Handshape for diaper
Touch your thumb to the tips of your index and middle fingers as if pinching, with the other fingers curled into the palm.

About the Creator

Paul Kelly, a nationally certified sign language interpreter and the founder of howdoyousign.com, has dedicated his career to bridging communication gaps through sign language. As a CODA (child of deaf adult), with deep personal and professional roots in the deaf community, Paul brings a unique blend of personal insight and professional expertise to his work.

His experiences range from legal to entertainment interpreting, including teaching sign language to celebrities like Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson. His passion for innovation is evident in the AI-driven features of this dictionary, aiming to make sign language more accessible for all.

Learn More About This Site