Middle: Circle the tip of the dominant middle finger (bent at the large
knuckle) and then plant it into the upturned palm of the non-dominant hand:
CENTER (flat hand
Sometimes the sign we tend to label as "CENTER" is used to mean "middle."
The two signs overlap a lot. However, the version with the BENT hand is
the one we tend to combine with DEAF to mean "Deaf Center." See:
MIDDLE [middle of a series]
Here is a lesser used variation of "middle." I wouldn't use this for
This version means more along the lines of "the middle of a series" or
"middle name" but you will also see people sign the regular sign for MIDDLE
when asking for a middle name.
MIDPOINT / middle of a series:
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