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FLY-insect: The American Sign Language (ASL) sign for "fly / insect"

For other meanings of "fly" (such as "flying" see:  FLY)
 

FLY-(insect)
As in a bug that flies around and bothers people.
Version 1:  Spell it.


 

Because the word "fly" is so short (three letters) this concept is often just spelled out.  But, if for some reason, (maybe you are telling a story), and you need an actual sign for fly here is a sign that works pretty good for indicating the insect known as a "fly."

FLY:


 

If you want to talk about a fly buzzing around, I'd use an "F" handshape.  Pretend you are holding a fly between your index finger and thumb.  Then wiggle your hand around as if the imaginary fly between your finger and thumb were buzzing around in the air.


FLY-("buzzing around")
 

 

 


 

Some types of FLIES:

 

FRUIT FLY:

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SAND FLY:

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HORSE FLY:

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DRAGON FLY:

 

Version 1:

 

 

Version 2:

 

 

 


Notes: 

Also see: FIREFLY

ANIMALS

INSECTS

PILOT




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