How to sign closed caption in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 2)

Sign Instructions:

Begin with your hand in front of you. Move it slightly down, move it over to the side and then move it slightly down again.

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Example Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of closed caption

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of closed caption

End of Sign

Final Frame of closed caption

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

Sign #2 (2 of 2)

Sign Instructions:

Begin with both hands in front of you with your palms oriented toward each other. Rotate your hands down until your palms are oriented downward 2 times.

Videos

Example Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of closed caption

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of closed caption

End of Sign

Final Frame of closed caption

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

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