How to sign disappear in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 2)

Sign Instructions:

Begin with the index finger of your your dominant hand poking up in-between the index and middle fingers of your non-dominant hand. Move your index finger down and curl it as your move your hand down.

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Sign #2 (2 of 2)

Definition:

Vanish presence

Sign Instructions:

Begin with both hands next to each other in front of your with your palms oriented down. Move your hands slightly toward each other and lift them slightly up as well. As you move your hands, change them into an "S" handshape.

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for disappear
Extend all fingers and spread them out, with the middle finger slightly extended forward.
Dominant Handshape for disappear
Make a fist with all fingers curled over the thumb, which is tucked in front of the fingers.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for disappear
Extend all fingers and spread them out, with the middle finger slightly extended forward.
Non-Dominant Handshape for disappear
Make a fist with all fingers curled over the thumb, which is tucked in front of the fingers.

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