Taps signed in British Sign Language (BSL)

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Flat hands across at waist height in vertical plane, palms towards chest, raise to vertical

is done

Both hands clenched, with thumb raised, describe a circle in a vertical plane, with the hands going up, over and out


Firstly a clenched right hand with the index finger pointing upwards above and to the right of the head, changes to fingers spread and pointing downwards (like sunbeams).

Gone (Gone the sun)

Flowing from previous sign, the R hand continues down and disappears behind L hand ("Sunset")


Right palm up flips to palm down

the Sea

Palm down right hand wiggles to right with fingers wiggling. May be two handed

the Hills

Open flat right hand moves up and over twice at about neck and face level (describing outline of hills)

the Sky

Flat hands move in arc above head, over and away


Flat hand, palm down, moves across body in horizontal semicircular sweep


is well

Flat hands on chest move to clenched thumbs up


Left flat hand at lower chest level, palm upwards and fingers pointing to right. Flat right hand, slightly curved, palm towards signer, starts at right of body, and moves onto left hand. Both hands together move back to signer (as if cupping a ladybird on your left hand, with your right hand protecting it)


Hands flat, palms down, thumbs contact upper chest, tilt head




Index finger points upward, accompanied by eye gaze

is nigh

Index points down, may repeat

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