How to sign burn up in American Sign Language

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Sign Instructions:

Begin the sign with both hands in front of you in a fist handshape. Extend your fingers into a "5" handshape and move your hands upwards. Wiggle your fingers as you move your hands, mimicking the flames of a fire.

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Sequential Breakdown of burn up

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Beginning of Sign

First Frame of burn up

End of Sign

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for burn up
Extend all fingers to show the number five, spreading them out.
Dominant Handshape for burn up
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 burn up
Extend all fingers to show the number five, spreading them out.
Non-Dominant Handshape for burn up
Make a fist with all fingers curled over the thumb, which is tucked in front of the fingers.

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