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Because in Sign Language – Video & Images Included

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How do you say Because in sign language? Depending on the sentence, it can equally work as a conjunction or a preposition.

For example:

Why did you do it?” “Because Carlos told me to?’’

Here, Because is working as a conjunction.

Thus it’s among the first words you learn in your sign language journey. So, today we will learn how to say Because.

However, keep in mind that the ‘Because’ in sign languages like French Sign Language FSL, American Sign Language ASL, or British Sign Language BSL are all different from one another. For other sign languages, the same remains true. But today, we’ll just discuss BSL.

So let’s dive into our main topic on how to sign Because in BSL.

Because in Sign Language

As we mentioned previously, different regions use different forms of sign language. Australian deaf people communicate differently from American deaf people. Like spoken languages, sign languages develop naturally, and both the deaf community and other sign language users (hearing people) influence this growth.

As such, some sign languages develop a unique way of delivery.

BSL, for example, is a two-handed sign language. That indicates that you’ll communicate using both hands.

So, back to our topic: the sign for Because.

Please watch the video which is given below:

Now follow the steps below:

British sign language tutor in a normal posture

1. Start with a normal posture.

BSL tutor signing because in sign language

2. Place the index finger of your right hand on your left shoulder, as shown in the picture above.

3. Say the word ‘Because’ while you’re signing.


So, that’s how we say ‘Because’ in sign language. Make sure the person you are interacting with can see you clearly. If the signer’s movements are not visible, anybody can easily misunderstand the meaning. Maintain a regular practice routine if you want to remember the sign; otherwise, you run the danger of forgetting it over time.

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