How to sign educate in American Sign Language

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Definition:

Teach or impart

Sign Instructions:

Begin with both hands next to the sides of your face in an "E" handshape. Move your hands away from your face and change your hands to a "D" handshape.

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for educate
Extend all of your fingers, but curl them all in
Dominant Handshape for educate
Extend the index finger straight up and touch the tip of the thumb to the tip of the middle finger with the ring and pinky fingers bent in the same way as the middle finger.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for educate
Extend all of your fingers, but curl them all in
Non-Dominant Handshape for educate
Extend the index finger straight up and touch the tip of the thumb to the tip of the middle finger with the ring and pinky fingers bent in the same way as the middle finger.

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