How to sign bar in American Sign Language

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Drinks establishment

Sign Instructions:

Begin with your hand in front of your mouth with your thumb pointing at your mouth. Begin with your hand slightly away from your mouth and then make a small movement toward it a couple of times.


Example Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of bar

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of bar

End of Sign

Final Frame of bar

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

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