How to sign encyclopedia in American Sign Language

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Sign Instructions:

Place your non-dominant hand in front of you. With your dominant hand in an "E" handshape, move it across the palm of your dominant hand 2 times.

Videos

Example Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of encyclopedia

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of encyclopedia

End of Sign

Final Frame of encyclopedia

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for encyclopedia
Extend all of your fingers, but curl them all in

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

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