Family 

mother

grandmother

If you repeat the movement for "mother" you sign "grandmother".

Take a look:

great-grand-father

We don't have a film clip for "father", but we can show you how

to sign "great-grandfather".

Shorten this sign, moving your hand only once from your

forehead away, and you are signing "father".

In the next film clip the boy signs "great-grandfather".

Get it?

boy

The sign for "boy" resembles a baseball cap, which many boys like to wear.




This is Obert, a deaf boy in Livingstone, with his hearing mother.

You are my boy!

girl

The sign for "girl" outlines an old-fashioned hat, a bonnet, which girls in America
used to tie under their chin. Remember, Zambian sign language is a sister of
American sign language.

baby



Taking care for her baby-sister 

 

 

aunt (mother + sister)

If you seperate the 2 signs you get "mother" + "sister", which means "aunt".

 

marry

Do you want to marry me?

Just in case you found your life partner, the question to ask is simple: