How to sign brave in American Sign Language

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Sign Instructions:

With both hands oriented towards yourself and near your shoulders, bring both hands away from yourself, changing to a "5" handshape.

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for brave
Extend all fingers with a slight curl, resembling the number five.
Dominant Handshape for brave
Make a fist with all fingers curled over the thumb, which is tucked in front of the fingers.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for brave
Extend all fingers with a slight curl, resembling the number five.
Non-Dominant Handshape for brave
Make a fist with all fingers curled over the thumb, which is tucked in front of the fingers.

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