How to sign engaged in American Sign Language

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Definition:

Marriage commitment

Sign Instructions:

Begin with your dominant hand above your non-dominant hand. Both hands should be oriented downward. Move your dominant hand slightly to the side until it is directly above your ring finger, then move it slightly up and then down onto the ring finger of your non-dominant hand.

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for engaged
Extend all fingers to show the number five, spreading them out.

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