How to sign commute in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 2)

Definition:

Work travel

Sign Instructions:

With your hand in front of you and your thumb pointing up, move your hand away and towards yourself a couple of times.

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Sequential Breakdown of commute

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First Frame of commute

End of Sign

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for commute
Make a fist with all fingers folded into the palm, and extend the thumb straight out to the side.

Sign #2 (2 of 2)

Definition:

Regular travel

Sign Instructions:

Begin with your dominant hand above your non-dominant hand. Your non-dominant hand should be oriented down and the thumb of your dominant hand should be pointing up. Move your dominant hand away and towards yourself a couple of times.

Videos

Example Video

Tutorial Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of commute

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of commute

End of Sign

Final Frame of commute

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for commute
Make a fist with all fingers folded into the palm, and extend the thumb straight out to the side.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for commute
Extend your fingers and press them together, with your thumb sticking out to the side.

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