How to sign blame in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 1)

Definition:

Assign fault responsibility

Sign Instructions:

Begin with your dominant hand placed in front of you. Your non-dominant hand should be closer to you. Move your dominant hand forward, sliding across and then passing your non-dominant hand.

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Sequential Breakdown of blame

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of blame

End of Sign

Final Frame of blame

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for blame
Make a fist with all fingers curled in and the thumb pressed against the index finger.

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