How to sign belt in American Sign Language

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Sign Instructions:

Place both hands in front of your waist with your hands oriented toward yourself. Begin with your index and middle fingers pointing away from yourself and then bend them down so that they are overlapping. This sign mimics a belt being interlocked on your waist.

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Example Video

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Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of belt

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of belt

End of Sign

Final Frame of belt

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

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