How to sign car crash in American Sign Language

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Definition:

Vehicle collision

Sign Instructions:

Begin with both hands in front of you. Both hands should be in a "5" handshape and oriented towards yourself. Then bring both hands together and change your handshapes to a "S" handshape as you move.

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Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of car crash

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of car crash

End of Sign

Final Frame of car crash

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

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