How to sign come in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 2)

Sign Instructions:

Begin with both hands in front of you with your palms oriented upward. Then bring both hands toward yourself, bending your wrists down as you move, and ending with your palms oriented downward.

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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Extend your index finger straight up, resembling the number one. Fold the other fingers into your palm.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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Extend your index finger straight up, resembling the number one. Fold the other fingers into your palm.

Sign #2 (2 of 2)

Sign Instructions:

Begin with your hand away from you and your palm oriented upward. Then bring your hand up and toward yourself, ending with your palm oriented downward.

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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Extend your fingers and press them together, with your thumb sticking out to the side.
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Extend your thumb outwards at a 90-degree angle, bend the other fingers at the knuckles, keeping them at a 90-degree angle to the palm.

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