How to sign choice in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 1)

Definition:

Selection or alternative

Sign Instructions:

Begin with the thumb and index fingers of your dominant hand on top of the index finger of your non-dominant hand. Move your dominant hand slightly away from your non-dominant hand while bringing the thumb and middle fingers of your dominant hand together, and then do the same motion again above the middle finger of your non-dominant hand.

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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Touch the tips of your thumb and middle finger together, while extending the other fingers.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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Extend your index and middle fingers straight up, folding the thumb and the other fingers into the palm.

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