How to sign every year in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 1)

Sign Instructions:

Begin with your dominant hand above your non-dominant hand but with your dominant hand slightly behind your non-dominant hand. Move your dominant hand forward, over your non-dominant hand a couple of times, changing your handshape to a "1" handshape.

Videos

Example Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of every year

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of every year

End of Sign

Final Frame of every year

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for every year
Extend your index finger straight up, resembling the number one. Fold the other fingers into your palm.
Dominant Handshape for every year
Make a fist with all fingers curled over the thumb, which is tucked in front of the fingers.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

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