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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.





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




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








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




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