Mime Signs Video Dictionary – N

Napkin
Handshape: Open Hand
Memory Aide: using a napkin to wipe one’s mouth
Example of sentence usage: She placed the silverware on top of the napkin.
Synonyms to start matching your sign to English now: serviette

Needlework (sew)
Handshape: F Hands
Memory Aide: hands sewing
Example of sentence usage: Needlework keeps your hands busy.
Synonyms to start matching your sign to English now: embroidery
Nervous (anxiety, anxious)
Handshape: 5 Hands
Memory Aide: hands shaking when nervous
Example of sentence usage: She was nervous before her blind date.
Synonyms to start matching your sign to English now: apprehension, butterflies, distress, disquietude, foreboding, jittery, tension, uneasiness
Never Mind
Handshape: Open Hand
Memory Aide: telling someone never mind by waving them off
Example of sentence usage: Never mind, it is not important.
Synonyms to start matching your sign to English now: Don’t bother! Forget it!
Nudge (push)
Handshape: Open Hand
Memory Aide: giving someone a gentle one-handed push
Example of sentence usage: I was trying to focus, but my son kept nudging me.
Synonyms to start matching your sign to English now: prod