How to sign bless in American Sign Language

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Sign Instructions:

Begin with your hands oriented downward and your thumbs touching the sides of your chin. Then, bring your hands downward changing your hands from an "A" handshape to a "5" handshape.

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for bless
Extend all fingers to show the number five, spreading them out.
Dominant Handshape for bless
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 bless
Extend all fingers to show the number five, spreading them out.
Non-Dominant Handshape for bless
Make a fist with all fingers folded into the palm, and extend the thumb straight out to the side.

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