How to sign details in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 1)


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Sign Instructions:

With your non-dominant hand in front of you with your fingers pointing to the side and your palm oriented toward yourself, begin with your dominant hand to the side of your non-dominant hand and pointing at your thumb. Then, move your dominant hand down while moving it slightly at each of the fingers of your non-dominant hand as it moves down.


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Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

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End of Sign

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for details
Extend your index finger straight up, resembling the number one. Fold the other fingers into your palm.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for details
Extend all fingers to show the number five, spreading them out.

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