How to sign Christian in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 2)

Sign Instructions:

With both hands in front of you, your palms should be facing each other with your fingers pointing up. Then you should alternate tapping the palm of each hand with your middle finger 1 time, and then sign "person".

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for Christian
Extend all fingers to show the number five, spreading them out.
Dominant Handshape for Christian
Extend all fingers and spread them out, with the middle finger slightly extended forward.
Dominant Handshape for Christian
Extend your fingers and press them together, with your thumb sticking out to the side.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for Christian
Extend all fingers to show the number five, spreading them out.
Non-Dominant Handshape for Christian
Extend all fingers and spread them out, with the middle finger slightly extended forward.
Non-Dominant Handshape for Christian
Extend your fingers and press them together, with your thumb sticking out to the side.

Sign #2 (2 of 2)

Sign Instructions:

Sign "Christ" then "person".

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for Christian
Curve all of your fingers to form the shape of the letter 'C'.
Dominant Handshape for Christian
Extend your fingers and press them together, with your thumb sticking out to the side.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for Christian
Extend your fingers and press them together, with your thumb sticking out to the side.

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