How to sign car in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 2)

Sign Instructions:

Place both hands in front of you with your hands oriented toward yourself. Move your hands up and down in an alternating fashion, mimicking the movement of your hands when moving a steering wheel back and forth.

Videos

Example Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of car

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of car

End of Sign

Final Frame of car

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for car
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 car
Make a fist with all fingers curled over the thumb, which is tucked in front of the fingers.

Sign #2 (2 of 2)

Sign Instructions:

Begin with both hands in front of you with your dominant hand closer to you, your hands pointing up, and your palms oriented to the side in opposite directions. Begin with your hands slightly away from each other and then have them make contact with each other 2 times.

Videos

Example Video

Tutorial Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of car

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of car

End of Sign

Final Frame of car

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for car
Curve all of your fingers to form the shape of the letter 'C'.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for car
Curve all of your fingers to form the shape of the letter 'C'.

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