Mime Signs Video Dictionary – I

Ice Cream
Handshape: S Hand
Memory Aide: eating an ice cream cone
Example of sentence usage: You can make your own ice cream with milk and sugar.
Synonyms to start matching your sign to English now: cone

Immune (anti-, defensive, resist)
Handshape: S Hand
Memory Aide: blocking what you resist with your forearm and fist
Example of sentence usage: His immune system is weak.
Synonyms to start matching your sign to English now: combative, fight against, oppositional
Inauguration (inaugural, oath, pledge)
Handshape: Open Hands
Memory Aide: a hand raised and one on the bible
Example of sentence usage: She pleaded to work for the people at her inauguration.
Synonyms to start matching your sign to English now: swearing in
Infant (Baby)
Handshape: Open Hands
Memory Aide: arms rocking an infant
Example of sentence usage: He rocked the infant back to sleep.
Synonyms to start matching your sign to English now: babe, little one, newborn
Inhaler
Handshape: 3 Hand
Memory Aide: holding and using an inhaler
Example of sentence usage: Joe has asthma and used an inhaler.
Inject (hypodermic, shot, vaccine)
Handshape: L Hand
Memory Aide: giving yourself a hypodermic needle
Example of sentence usage: The doctor injected him with medicine.
Synonyms to start matching your sign to English now: syringe
Iron
Handshape: S Hand (dominant) and Open Hand (nondominant)
Memory Aide: an iron moving on an ironing board
Example of sentence usage: He ironed out the wrinkles in his shirt before the interview.
Synonyms to start matching your sign to English now: press
Issue (quotation, quote, so-called, subject, theme, title, topic)
Handshape: V Hands
Memory Aide: highlighting an issue by drawing quotation marks in the air
Example of sentence usage: What issue are we discussing?
Synonyms to start matching your sign to English now: case, matter
Itch (itchy, irritate)
Handshape: Curved 5 Hand (dominant) and Open Hand (nondominant)
Memory Aide: scratching the back of your hand
Example of sentence usage: I itched the mosquito bite.
Synonyms to start matching your sign to English now: irritation