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American Sign Language: "ride"


Also see: "get on"
Also see: "carpool"



RIDE or "RIDE-IN"
The index and middle fingers of the dominant hand are "sitting" in the base hand's "C handshape." Move the base hand forward a short distance with the dominant hand "riding in" the base hand.
 


 

 



GET-IN:


 


 

GET-ON:
This sign is used for getting on things like a horse, a bike, a motorcycle, or a bull.
 


 


 

RIDE-ON:
After "getting on," move the hand forward a short ways. If you are riding on an animal, you can use an up and down rolling-type of movement:




 

If you are riding a bicycle or a motorcycle then you just use a smooth forward movement:
 


 



If you mean "rider" as in someone who is riding a bus or other "sit on a seat" conveyance, use this version:

RIDER = RIDE-in + PERSON:

 


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