How to sign comma in American Sign Language

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Sign Instructions:

Bring the tips of your index finger and thumb together with your hand placed in front of you. Then rotate your arm and make the outline of a comma with your fingertips.


Example Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of comma

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of comma

End of Sign

Final Frame of comma

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for comma
Bring your thumb towards the tips of your fingers as if pinching, with the other fingers curled into your palm.

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