How to sign bandage in American Sign Language

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Wound binding material

Sign Instructions:

Drag your index and middle fingers across the back of your non-dominant hand, mimicking the motion of applying a bandage on your hand.


Example Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of bandage

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of bandage

End of Sign

Final Frame of bandage

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for bandage
Extend your index and middle fingers while keeping them together, folding the other fingers into your palm.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

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