Sign Language - Common Hand Gestures and American Sign Language

Do hearing people use sign language even if they don't know sign language? The answer is, yes, sometimes they do, through common hand gestures that also have a presence in American Sign Language. Here are some common hand gestures and whether or not they are in ASL.

Common Hand Gestures

Come HereNo
Cursing with Middle FingerNo
Go AwayNo
HiNo
OkYes
PointingYes
Shaking FistYes
ShhhYes
StopYes
Thumbs UpNo
V for VictoryYes

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