How to sign cake in American Sign Language

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Sign Instructions:

Begin with both hands in front of your with your dominant hand on top of your non-dominant hand and your palms oriented toward each other. Then, move your dominant hand up. This sign mimics the shape of a slice of cake.


Example Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of cake

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of cake

End of Sign

Final Frame of cake

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for cake
Extend all fingers with a slight curl, resembling the number five.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

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