How to sign bribe in American Sign Language

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Sign Instructions:

Begin with your non-dominant hand in front of you with your palm oriented downward. Your dominant hand should begin closer to you. Then move your dominant hand underneath and past your non-dominant hand. This sign mimics giving something to someone "under the table".


Example Video

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Sequential Breakdown of bribe

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of bribe

End of Sign

Final Frame of bribe

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for bribe
Keep your index, middle, ring, and pink fingers together and straight, bend them all at the knuckle at a 90-degree angle, and reach your thumb to the bottom of the fingertips of your index and middle fingers.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for bribe
Extend your fingers and press them together, with your thumb sticking out to the side.

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