The sign for "pole" depends on what type of pole you are referring
For a typical cylindrical pole you can use "C" hands to describe the
general shape and orientation of the pole. Then you could use an
INDEX FINGER to represent that pole in relation to other concepts in
POLE (Version: flagpoles, upright cylindrical objects or tubes)
Note: When telling stories where you are role-playing it helps to
use your eyegaze to look at the objects you create.
POLE (Version: "conceptual poles" -- such as the "North Pole")
If you want to express the concept of "pole" as in "the North Pole"
you would sign NORTH and then spell P-O-L-E.
Also see: PILLAR
Also see: BO STAFF
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