How to sign bury in American Sign Language

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Sign Instructions:

Begin with both hands in front of you with your non-dominant hand pointing upward and oriented toward your non-dominant hand. Begin with the index and middle fingers of your dominant hand at the top of your non-dominant hand and then move them down to the bottom of your hand. This sign mimics a casket being lowered into the ground.


Example Video

Tutorial Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of bury

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of bury

End of Sign

Final Frame of bury

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for bury
Extend your index and middle fingers while keeping them together, folding the other fingers into your palm.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

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