8 Responses to “R Words – Baby Sign Language Dictionary”

  1. Caitlin


    How do you sign raspberries?


    ADMIN – Hi Caitlin,

    Raspberries is traditionally finger-spelled.

  2. Abby

    Hi, is the sign for roll what’s used in pat-a-cake? And is that the same sign for both the food and the action?
    Thank you!

    ADMIN – Hi Abby,

    The sign for roll as in the action is completed by rolling your index fingers in front of your body in oppositional pattern.

  3. Roma

    Whats the sign for Robot?

    ADMIN – Hi Roma,

    Place your hands with palms stretched and fingers together and move them in a mechanical motion just like a robot.

  4. Sara

    Hi :-)

    Ummm…can you please show me the sign for “remember”?


    ADMIN – Hi Sara,

    With fist closed the back of your thumb on your dominant hand touches your forehead.

  5. Sara

    Is there a way to sign “relax, it’s okay…”?

    ADMIN – Hi Sara

    Cross your arms across your chest slowly and hold it.

  6. Natasha Williams

    Is there a sign for raisin?

    ADMIN – Hi Natasha,

    To sign raisin have your middle finger on top of your index and tap it against the back of your non-dominant hand.

  7. Shannon

    What is the sign for rhinoceros?

    Hi Shannon:
    Dominant hand with thumb pointing toward face and pinky extended. All other fingers are closed into a fist. Make a movement that starts at the nose and ends a few inches away shaping a half moon as if creating a rhino horn.

  8. Madeline Sullivan

    what is the sign for rinse?

    At chest height both hands face down with fingers pointing forward except for indexes and thumbs which meet together as if holding a piece of cloth about to be rinsed in a bucket. Move hands up and down. your movement mimics washing or rinsing something in a bucket.

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