How to sign a little bit in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 1)


Small amount/extent

Sign Instructions:

Begin with the tip of your thumb underneath the tip of your index finger. Bring your hand forward and extend your thumb up as you move your hand. The movement between your thumb and index fingers is similar to the movement you would make when flipping a coin.


Example Video

Tutorial Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of a little bit

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of a little bit

End of Sign

Final Frame of a little bit

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for a little bit
Make a fist with all fingers folded into the palm, and extend the thumb straight out to the side.

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