How to sign continue in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 2)

Definition:

Persist with action

Sign Instructions:

Begin with both hands close to yourself in front of you with your thumbs touching each other. Move both of your hands slightly forward a couple of times.

Videos

Example Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of continue

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of continue

End of Sign

Final Frame of continue

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for continue
Make a fist with all fingers curled in and the thumb pressed against the index finger.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for continue
Make a fist with all fingers curled in and the thumb pressed against the index finger.

Sign #2 (2 of 2)

Definition:

Persist action/process

Sign Instructions:

Begin with both hands close to yourself in front of you with your thumbs touching each other. Move both of your hands forward away from yourself.

Videos

Example Video

Tutorial Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of continue

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of continue

End of Sign

Final Frame of continue

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for continue
Make a fist with all fingers curled in and the thumb pressed against the index finger.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for continue
Make a fist with all fingers curled in and the thumb pressed against the index finger.

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