Fast

Video: Fast in Sign Language

Signing: Fast looks like you are putting away a pair of six-shooters in a cowboy movie. You start with your hands in a fist with the index and thumbs extended. Your start with hands in front of your body and pull back toward your torso with your index fingers curling inward at the same time.

Fast in Baby Sign Language
Figure: Fast in Baby Sign Language

Usage: Fast is typically taught around the same time as slow, so that you can teach the meaning of the word by drawing the comparison between the two words.

You can teach animals like a horse, or a fox as being fast. And a snail or a turtle as being slow.

Fast Flash Card Thumbnail

Flash Card: Click the link to view the Fast Baby Sign Language Flash Card. The flash cards are printable and available in both U.S. Letter and A4 sizes.

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One Response to “Fast”

  1. emmy

    Hi,
    I was wondering if the sign for faster would be the same as fast or would it be a different sign?

    ADMIN
    Hi Emmy,
    With babies and toddlers the best way to convey the concept of faster is to repeat the sign quickly.

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