How to sign dismount in American Sign Language

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Sign Instructions:

Begin with the index and middle fingers of your dominant hand straddling the fingers of your non-dominant hand. Then move your dominant hand off of your non-dominant hand and over to the side. This sign mimics a person dismounting an animal.


Example Video

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Sequential Breakdown of dismount

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of dismount

End of Sign

Final Frame of dismount

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for dismount
Extend your index and middle fingers straight up, folding the thumb and the other fingers into the palm.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for dismount
Extend your fingers and press them together, with your thumb sticking out to the side.

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