How to sign Colorado in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 2)

Sign Instructions:

Sign "color" then "O".

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Sequential Breakdown of Colorado

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First Frame of Colorado

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for Colorado
Extend all fingers to show the number five, spreading them out.
Dominant Handshape for Colorado
Keep your index, middle, ring, and pinky fingers together and straight, bend them all at the knuckle at a 90-degree angle, and reach your thumb to the tip of your index finger.

Sign #2 (2 of 2)

Sign Instructions:

Begin with the arm of your non-dominant hand placed horizontally in front of you. Your dominant hand should begin near the elbow of your other arm and then move across your arm, slightly raising your hand up and down as you move across.

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Sequential Breakdown of Colorado

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of Colorado

End of Sign

Final Frame of Colorado

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for Colorado
Curve all of your fingers to form the shape of the letter 'C'.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for Colorado
Curve all of your fingers to form the shape of the letter 'C'.

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