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American Sign Language: "hard"


The sign for "hard" uses "bent-V" hands.  The dominant hand moves. The base hand does not move.  In the main version, both hands are using "bent-V" hands.  There is another version in which the base hand is a palm-down "S-hand."

HARD:


 

Sample sentence: "Do you think this class is hard?"


 



Here is an example of another non-dominant hand handshape that some people use with this sign. See how the left hand is in an "S" handshape?


 



"Really Hard"
Use a larger motion and more facial expression than the normal sign for hard.

 


See: TOUGH


See: DIFFICULT


See: PROBLEM


See: PHYSICS



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