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Girl in Sign Language – Video & Image Included

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Today, we’re going to learn how to say Girl in sign language. Even 700 years ago, the word Girl was used to describe both young men and women, proving that it had nothing to do with gender.

The word Girl used to have nothing to do with gender, but it is now mainly used to refer to a young woman.

Even though the term differs among sign languages, today’s discussion will focus on British Sign Language (BSL).

So, let’s start this discussion.

Girl in Sign Language

Watch the full video, which is linked below.

If it moves too fast for you, don’t worry. Below, each level will be covered in more detail.

Before we start, Remember that BSL is a two-handed sign language.

There are signs when we make a movement with our dominant hand and help with gestures with our non-dominant hand. Never sign with a hand other than your dominant hand. The person you’re speaking with will become confused by this.

Do the following now.

A man with glasses sits with his back straight

1. Start with a normal posture.

Man using BSL hand gestures as his left index finger is pointed upwards and placed near his cheek

2. Rub your cheek with the index finger of your right hand.
3. Say the word ‘Girl’ as you’re signing it.

Recognise the advantages of learning BSL using this video.


So that’s how we sign “Girl” in British Sign Language. Make sure the person you are conversing with can see you clearly. Anyone can easily misunderstand the message if the signer’s actions are not clear.

Furthermore, if you want to learn the sign, you need to practise it regularly; otherwise, you run the danger of forgetting it over time. Keep a lovely smile on your face as well. When we smile, we are more able to connect with others.

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