How to sign degree in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 1)

Definition:

Academic qualification

Sign Instructions:

Begin with both hands against each other in front of you with your palms oriented downward. Move your hands away from each other, making the outline of a diploma.

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Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of degree

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of degree

End of Sign

Final Frame of degree

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for degree
Touch the tips of your thumb and index finger together, while extending the other fingers.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for degree
Touch the tips of your thumb and index finger together, while extending the other fingers.

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