How to sign agency in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 1)

Definition:

Organization entity

Sign Instructions:

With both hands in an "A" handshape, begin with your thumbs next to each other and rotate each wrist in a circular motion until both hands are again touching, but on the opposite side.

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Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of agency

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Beginning of Sign

First Frame of agency

End of Sign

Final Frame of agency

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for agency
Make a fist with all fingers folded into the palm, and extend the thumb straight out to the side.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for agency
Make a fist with all fingers folded into the palm, and extend the thumb straight out to the side.

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