How to sign edit in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 1)

Definition:

Make video changes

Sign Instructions:

Place both hands in front of you, with your hands starting on one side of your body. Then, bring your middle and index finger of each hand together, mimicking a cutting motion of scissors. Then, move your hands over to the other side of your body in front of you and make another cutting motion. This sign mimicks video editing by taking a cut at the beginning and end of a clip.

Videos

Example Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of edit

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of edit

End of Sign

Final Frame of edit

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for edit
Extend your index and middle fingers straight up, folding the thumb and the other fingers into the palm.
Dominant Handshape for edit
Extend your index and middle fingers while keeping them together, folding the other fingers into your palm.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for edit
Extend your index and middle fingers straight up, folding the thumb and the other fingers into the palm.
Non-Dominant Handshape for edit
Extend your index and middle fingers while keeping them together, folding the other fingers into your palm.

About the Creator

Paul Kelly, a nationally certified sign language interpreter and the founder of howdoyousign.com, has dedicated his career to bridging communication gaps through sign language. As a CODA (child of deaf adult), with deep personal and professional roots in the deaf community, Paul brings a unique blend of personal insight and professional expertise to his work.

His experiences range from legal to entertainment interpreting, including teaching sign language to celebrities like Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson. His passion for innovation is evident in the AI-driven features of this dictionary, aiming to make sign language more accessible for all.

Learn More About This Site