How to sign mosquito in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 2)

Sign Instructions:

Tap your fingertips on your cheek, then move your hand slightly away from yourself and open up your fingers, then place your palm on your cheek.

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Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of mosquito

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of mosquito

End of Sign

Final Frame of mosquito

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for mosquito
Keep your index, middle, ring, and pinky fingers together and straight, bend them all at the knuckle at a 90-degree angle, and reach your thumb to the tip of your index finger.
Dominant Handshape for mosquito
Extend your fingers and press them together, with your thumb sticking out to the side.

Sign #2 (2 of 2)

Sign Instructions:

Begin with both hands in front of your nose, with your dominant hand closer to you. Move your dominant hand in a circular motion 1 time.

Videos

Example Video

Tutorial Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of mosquito

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of mosquito

End of Sign

Final Frame of mosquito

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for mosquito
Make a fist with all fingers curled over the thumb, which is tucked in front of the fingers.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for mosquito
Make a fist with all fingers curled over the thumb, which is tucked in front of the fingers.

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