How to sign August in American Sign Language

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Sign Instructions:

Sign the letter "A", then "U", then "G".

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Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of August

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of August

End of Sign

Final Frame of August

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for August
Make a fist with all fingers curled in and the thumb pressed against the index finger.
Dominant Handshape for August
Fold middle, ring, and pinky fingers into the palm, bring the tips of the thumb and index finger close together while keeping the index finger straight but bent at the knuckle at a 90-degree angle.
Dominant Handshape for August
Extend your index and middle fingers while keeping them together, folding the other fingers into your palm.

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