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American Sign Language:  "middle"


MIDDLE:
(bent middle finger variation)



Middle:  Circle the tip of the dominant middle finger (bent at the large knuckle) and then plant it into the upturned palm of the non-dominant hand:

 



CENTER (flat hand variation)
Sometimes the sign we tend to label as "CENTER" is used to mean "middle."  The two signs overlap a lot.  However, the version with the BENT hand is the one we tend to combine with DEAF to mean "Deaf Center."  See:  "CENTER"

CENTER:


 




MIDDLE [middle of a series]
Here is a lesser used variation of "middle."  I wouldn't use this for "center."
This version means more along the lines of "the middle of a series" or "middle name" but you will also see people sign the regular sign for MIDDLE when asking for a middle name.

MIDPOINT / middle of a series:


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