How to sign careful in American Sign Language

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Sign Instructions:

Begin with both hands in front of you with your dominant hand on top of your non-dominant hand. Move your hands in a circular motion a couple of times that first goes forward then down.

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for careful
Extend the index and middle fingers in a 'V' shape, tucking the thumb in between the index and middle fingers, and folding the ring and pinky fingers into the palm.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for careful
Extend the index and middle fingers in a 'V' shape, tucking the thumb in between the index and middle fingers, and folding the ring and pinky fingers into the palm.

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