How to sign nosy in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 1)


Intrusive curiosity

Sign Instructions:

Tap the index finger of your dominant hand on your nose then move it down and place it over the thumb of your non-dominant hand a couple of times.


Example Video

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Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of nosy

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of nosy

End of Sign

Final Frame of nosy

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for nosy
Extend your index finger and then curl it in. Fold the other fingers into your palm.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for nosy
Curve all of your fingers to form the shape of the letter 'C'.

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