How to sign revenge in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 2)

Sign Instructions:

Begin with both hands in front of you with you non-dominant hand closer to yourself and both palms oriented away from yourself. Then, rotate the wrist of your dominant hand in and bring the fingertips of the thumb and index fingers of both hands into contact with each other.

Videos

Example Video

Tutorial Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of revenge

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of revenge

End of Sign

Final Frame of revenge

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for revenge
Bring your thumb towards the tips of your fingers as if pinching, with the other fingers curled into your palm.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for revenge
Bring your thumb towards the tips of your fingers as if pinching, with the other fingers curled into your palm.

Sign #2 (2 of 2)

Definition:

Retaliation for wrong

Sign Instructions:

Begin with the fingertips of the thumb and index fingers of your dominant hand against the side of your nose. Then, move your dominant hand forward and bring the fingertips of the thumb and index fingers of both hands into contact with each other.

Videos

Example Video

Tutorial Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of revenge

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of revenge

End of Sign

Final Frame of revenge

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for revenge
Bring your thumb towards the tips of your fingers as if pinching, with the other fingers curled into your palm.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for revenge
Bring your thumb towards the tips of your fingers as if pinching, with the other fingers curled into your 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