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BAT: The American Sign Language (ASL) sign for "bat"
 

If you are talking about a baseball bat, then just mime making a couple very small swings with a "bat."

If you are talking about the flying creature that lives in caves (and elsewhere), read on:

The general sign for bat shows how bats like to sleep with their wings folded over their chests while hanging upside down.

BAT:

 

 


 

You can use the sign for "flying" (flapping wings) to represent a bat.

FLYING:

 


 

Some people use the sign for "vampire" to mean "bat."  A group of Deaf Teenagers used to sign "VAMPIRE" + "MAN" to mean "Batman."

VAMPIRE:

 


 

BATMAN:

 

 


 

If you want to learn more animal signs, check out:

 


Notes: 

See: ANIMALS




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