How to sign control in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 1)

Definition:

Manage operate

Sign Instructions:

With both hands in front of you and your hands next to each other, alternate moving your hands forward and backwards a couple of times.

Videos

Example Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of control

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of control

End of Sign

Final Frame of control

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

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