How to sign all in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 2)

Sign Instructions:

Begin with both hands in front of you. Your non-dominant hand should be closer to you and be oriented towards yourself. Your dominant hand should be oriented away from yourself. Rotate your dominant hand so that its palm is oriented toward yourself and then rest the back of your dominant hand against the palm of your non-dominant hand.

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for all
Extend your fingers and press them together, with your thumb sticking out to the side.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for all
Extend your fingers and press them together, with your thumb sticking out to the side.

Sign #2 (2 of 2)

Sign Instructions:

Sign the letters "A" then "LL". "LL" is signed by signing "L" and moving your hand sideways at the same time.

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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Make a fist with all fingers curled in and the thumb pressed against the index finger.
Dominant Handshape for all
Extend your thumb and index finger to form an 'L' shape, with the other fingers curled in.

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