How to sign communist in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 1)

Sign Instructions:

With your non-dominant hand in front of you and your dominant hand slightly behind it, hook your index finger down onto your thumb 2 times. This sign mimics the communist hammer and sickle logo.


Example Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of communist

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of communist

End of Sign

Final Frame of communist

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

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