How to sign cross in American Sign Language

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Christian symbol

Sign Instructions:

Begin with your hand oriented away from yourself and raised up in front of you. Make a cross outline in the air by moving your hand down and then bringing it up and then across.


Example Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of cross

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of cross

End of Sign

Final Frame of cross

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

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