How to sign Gallaudet in American Sign Language

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Sign Instructions:

Begin with your hand next to your eye in an "L" handshape, then move it backwards bringing the fingertips of your index finger and thumb together.


Example Video

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Sequential Breakdown of Gallaudet

Beginning and End Frames

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First Frame of Gallaudet

End of Sign

Final Frame of Gallaudet

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for Gallaudet
Extend your thumb and index finger to form an 'L' shape, with the other fingers curled in.
Dominant Handshape for Gallaudet
Touch your thumb to the tip of your index finger as if pinching, with the other fingers curled into the palm.

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