How to sign believe in American Sign Language

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Sign Instructions:

Begin with the tip of your index finger touching your forehead, then bring it toward your non-dominant hand, ending the sign with your hands interlocked in a "C" handshape.

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Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of believe

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of believe

End of Sign

Final Frame of believe

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for believe
Extend your index finger straight up, resembling the number one. Fold the other fingers into your palm.
Dominant Handshape for believe
Curve all of your fingers to form the shape of the letter 'C'.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for believe
Curve all of your fingers to form the shape of the letter 'C'.

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