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American Sign Language: "duck"


The sign for "duck" opens and closes a "bill" twice as if you were quacking twice.
 

This version uses a handshape consisting of extending the index finger, middle finger, and thumb.

 

DUCK (version 1)


 



You might also see people do the sign for "duck" using the whole hand (all of the fingers extended and the thumb.


DUCK (version 2)



Animation: DUCK 

 


Notes:
The sign for "bird" is similar to "duck" except that the sign for "BIRD" uses a "G"-handshape (just the index finger and the thumb).
See: BIRD


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