How to sign decorate in American Sign Language

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Sign Instructions:

Begin with both hands next to each other in front of you. Your thumbs should be pointing at each other and your palms should be oriented away from yourself. Move both your hands in unison in a circular rotation a couple of times that first begins by moving down and to the middle.

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Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of decorate

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of decorate

End of Sign

Final Frame of decorate

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

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