How to sign nausea in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 1)


Disgust or unease

Sign Instructions:

With your palm oriented toward yourself and your fingertips against your stomach, move your hand in a circle a couple of times.


Example Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of nausea

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of nausea

End of Sign

Final Frame of nausea

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for nausea
Extend all fingers with a slight curl, resembling the number five.

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