How to sign Puerto Rico in American Sign Language

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Sign Instructions:

Sign the letters "P" and "R" on top of the back of your non-dominant hand. When signing "P" your middle finger should touch your hand and when signing "R" both your index and middle fingers should be touching your hand.


Example Video

Tutorial Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of Puerto Rico

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of Puerto Rico

End of Sign

Final Frame of Puerto Rico

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for Puerto Rico
Extend your index and middle fingers, bring the index finger under the middle finger, and fold the other fingers into the palm.
Dominant Handshape for Puerto Rico
Extend the index and middle fingers in a 'V' shape, tucking the thumb in between the index and middle fingers, and folding the ring and pinky fingers into the palm.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for Puerto Rico
Make a fist with all fingers curled over the thumb, which is tucked in front of the fingers.

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