How to sign difficult in American Sign Language

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Sign Instructions:

Begin with both hands in front of you next to each other with your dominant hand slightly higher than your non-dominant hand. Move your hands up and down in opposite directions a couple of times, with your index and middle fingers making contact with each other as your hands pass each other.

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for difficult
Extend your index and middle fingers with a slight curl, folding the other fingers into your palm.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for difficult
Extend your index and middle fingers with a slight curl, folding the other fingers into your palm.

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