How to sign council in American Sign Language

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Sign Instructions:

Make a "C" handshape with your hand, touching your thumb on one side of your chest. Then bring your hand over and touch your thumb to the other side of your chest.


Example Video

Tutorial Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of council

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of council

End of Sign

Final Frame of council

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

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