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American Sign Language: "ride"

Also see: "get on"
Also see: "carpool"

The index and middle fingers of the dominant hand are "sitting" in the base hand's "C handshape." Move the base hand forward a short distance with the dominant hand "riding in" the base hand.






This sign is used for getting on things like a horse, a bike, a motorcycle, or a bull.



After "getting on," move the hand forward a short ways. If you are riding on an animal, you can use an up and down rolling-type of movement:


If you are riding a bicycle or a motorcycle then you just use a smooth forward movement:


If you mean "rider" as in someone who is riding a bus or other "sit on a seat" conveyance, use this version:



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