How to sign bread in American Sign Language

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Sign Instructions:

Move the fingertips of your dominant hand across the back of your non-dominant hand a couple of times.


Example Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of bread

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of bread

End of Sign

Final Frame of bread

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for bread
Extend your thumb outwards at a 90-degree angle, bend the other fingers at the knuckles, keeping them at a 90-degree angle to the palm.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

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