How to sign Minnesota in American Sign Language

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Sign Instructions:

Sign "M", "I", and then "NN" by moving your hand sideways as you sign "N".


Example Video

Tutorial Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of Minnesota

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of Minnesota

End of Sign

Final Frame of Minnesota

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for Minnesota
Extend your pinky finger while curling in the rest of your fingers towards the palm.
Dominant Handshape for Minnesota
Fold all your fingers into your palm, and place the thumb between ring and pinky fingers.
Dominant Handshape for Minnesota
Curl in all of your fingers except for your thumb into your palm. Place the thumb in between your middle and ring fingers.

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