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heavy  /  lightweight

Hold your hands out as if holding up something heavy.  The motion is a down, up, down movement. The hands drop down about 5 inches, then come up about 2 inches then drop down 2 inches.

HEAVY:


 

LIGHT:  As in "lightweight" or "light in color"

 


For more "light" related signs, visit the LIGHT page



American Sign Language University ASL resources by Lifeprint.com Dr. William Vicars
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