How to sign do in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 2)

Sign Instructions:

Begin with both hands next to each other in front of you with your palms oriented toward the ground. Then, move your hands toward each other and up a couple of times.

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Sequential Breakdown of do

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of do

End of Sign

Final Frame of do

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for do
Curve all of your fingers to form the shape of the letter 'C'.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for do
Curve all of your fingers to form the shape of the letter 'C'.

Sign #2 (2 of 2)

Sign Instructions:

Begin with both hands next to each other in front of you with your palms oriented toward the ground. Then, move your hands from side to side in unison a couple of times.

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Example Video

Tutorial Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of do

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of do

End of Sign

Final Frame of do

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for do
Curve all of your fingers to form the shape of the letter 'C'.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for do
Curve all of your fingers to form the shape of the letter 'C'.

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