How to sign chair in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 1)


Furniture for sitting

Sign Instructions:

Begin with both hands in front of you with the index and middle fingers of your dominant hand slightly above the index and middle fingers of your non-dominant hand. Move your dominant hand down onto your non-dominant hand 2 times. This sign mimics someone sitting on a chair.


Example Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of chair

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of chair

End of Sign

Final Frame of chair

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for chair
Extend and slightly curl your index and middle fingers while keeping them together, with the other fingers curled into the palm.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for chair
Extend your index and middle fingers while keeping them together, folding the other fingers into your palm.

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