How to sign earth in American Sign Language

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Definition:

The planet

Sign Instructions:

Place your dominant hand directly above your non-dominant hand with the thumb and middle fingers of your dominant hand pressing onto the back of your non-dominant hand. Then, wiggle your dominant hand slightly a couple of times.

Videos

Example Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of earth

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of earth

End of Sign

Final Frame of earth

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for earth
Touch the tips of your thumb and middle finger together, while extending the other fingers.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for earth
Make a fist with all fingers curled over the thumb, which is tucked in front of the fingers.

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