LLAMA-(animal, Mexico Region, see discussion)
Robin DeLaRosa, a missionary serving in Cabo San Lucas Mexico, points out that there are a couple different meanings for the word "llama." When considering the correct sign for "llama" you have to know if you are discussing "llama" the animal or "llama" the Spanish word for "call."
Regarding the sign for "llama" (the animal), in a message dated 6/4/04 David Peach, a missionary serving in Mexico writes:
"Touch the tips of your two middle fingers [the middle finger and the ring finger] to the tip of your thumb on the same hand [your dominant hand]. Then the index and pinkie fingers stick up to form the ears. If using your right hand, "walk" your llama to the left (or vice versa if you are left handed). If done right, it kinda looks like a llama walking in front of you. Your arm being the neck. You don't have to do this, but I think it looks better. I don't put the tips of my fingers together, but rather the pads of my fingers so that it looks more like the llama's nose. Interestingly, that is also the sign for Bolivia."
(Source: personal correspondence, 6/4/2010, Robin DeLaRosa, Apartado 640, Cabo San Lucas, BCS, CP 23450 Mexico)
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