How to sign blink in American Sign Language

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Sign Instructions:

Begin with your hands in front of you and oriented toward each other. Then, bring the fingertips of your thumb and index fingers together a couple of times, mimicking eyes blinking.

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Beginning of Sign

First Frame of blink

End of Sign

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for blink
Extend your thumb and index finger to form an 'L' shape, with the other fingers curled in.
Dominant Handshape for blink
Touch your thumb to the tip of your index finger as if pinching, with the other fingers curled into the palm.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for blink
Extend your thumb and index finger to form an 'L' shape, with the other fingers curled in.
Non-Dominant Handshape for blink
Touch your thumb to the tip of your index finger as if pinching, with the other fingers curled into the palm.

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