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Have in Sign Language – Video and Image Included

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The word “have” has such use in our daily life that sentences without it would make no sense. Now think about the people who are deaf; it must be difficult for them to communicate when expressing themselves. Hence, in this blog, we will learn how to say “have” in sign language.

You can also check out our blog on British Sign Language and get a better understanding of it.

Now let’s get started!

Have in Sign Language

Watch the video to learn how to sign “have” in British Sign Language. Follow the man step by step and mimic his hand gestures. However, remember this: do not change your hands mid-way if it involves just one hand.

To help you learn better, we divided the video above into five simple steps.

A British Sign Language tutor in a normal posture

Step 1: Sit with a normal posture.

A British Sign Language tutor with one hand raised

Step 2: Put one of your hands out (preferably your dominant hand) and slightly curl it as if you are about to catch a ball.

A man shows how to sign “have” in British Sign Language with hand posture

Step 3: Curl up your fingers into a fist.

Step 4: While doing Step 3, bite your lower lip, as shown in the picture above.

Step 5: Finally, relax your fist.

Remember to mouth the word “have” while you enact Step 4.
Isn’t it easy? Repeat it several times till you are satisfied then you are all good to go.


That’s how you say “have” in sign language. Make sure that both your hand gestures and facial expressions are evident. Be cautious about it, so the person you communicate with should understand you. Lastly, try to practice it.

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