The general sign for "thin" uses a "G-handshape." It starts in front of the
face and moves downward. Note that you should extend your face and suck in
your cheeks for this sign.
THIN (side view)
Sample sentence: "Why are most
postal employees thin?" = MOST POST-OFFICE WORKER THIN, WHY?
You can also use the "g" handshape as a
classifier to show that something is
For example, you could use the following sign to show the thinness of a
picture frame, a book, a piece of wood, etc. If you used this sign to
talk about a person then it wouldn't be just the sign "thin" and not a
"classifier" showing "how thin."
"Which do you prefer, thick or thin crust pizza?" = "PIZZA
THIN-[crust], THICK-[crust], WHICH FAVORITE-[prefer] YOU?"