How to sign bye in American Sign Language

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Farewell action

Sign Instructions:

Place your hand in front of your with your palm oriented away from yourself and your hand pointing up. Bend your fingers down a couple of times, keeping your fingers straight as they move.


Example Video

Tutorial Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of bye

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of bye

End of Sign

Final Frame of bye

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

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