How to sign desert in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 1)

Definition:

Moisture-free

Sign Instructions:

Begin with your index finger extended horizontally across your chin. Then, drag it across your chin, curling your index finger in at the same time.

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Sequential Breakdown of desert

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End of Sign

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for desert
Extend your index finger straight up, resembling the number one. Fold the other fingers into your palm.
Dominant Handshape for desert
Extend your index finger and then curl it in. Fold the other fingers into your palm.

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