How to sign fair in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 4)

Definition:

Public gathering

Sign Instructions:

Move your hands in a forward circular rotation in front of you a couple of times, mimicking the movement of a Ferris wheel.

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for fair
Extend your index and middle fingers with a slight curl, folding the other fingers into your palm.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for fair
Extend your index and middle fingers with a slight curl, folding the other fingers into your palm.

Sign #2 (2 of 4)

Definition:

Equal or just

Sign Instructions:

Begin with both hands next to each other in front of you with your palms oriented toward each other and your fingertips very close to each other. Then bring your hands toward each other and touch your fingertips together a couple of times.

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for fair
Extend your thumb outwards at a 90-degree angle, bend the other fingers at the knuckles, keeping them at a 90-degree angle to the palm.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for fair
Extend your thumb outwards at a 90-degree angle, bend the other fingers at the knuckles, keeping them at a 90-degree angle to the palm.

Sign #3 (3 of 4)

Definition:

Equal or just

Sign Instructions:

Begin with both hands next to each other in front of you with your fingers pointing at each other. Move your hands toward each other until your fingertips touch and then move your hands back to their original positions.

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for fair
Extend your thumb outwards at a 90-degree angle, bend the other fingers at the knuckles, keeping them at a 90-degree angle to the palm.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for fair
Extend your thumb outwards at a 90-degree angle, bend the other fingers at the knuckles, keeping them at a 90-degree angle to the palm.

Sign #4 (4 of 4)

Definition:

Just or equitable

Sign Instructions:

Begin with both hands next to each other in front of you with your palms oriented toward each other and your fingertips touching each other. Then move your hands together in a circle in front of you.

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Beginning and End Frames

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End of Sign

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for fair
Extend your thumb outwards at a 90-degree angle, bend the other fingers at the knuckles, keeping them at a 90-degree angle to the palm.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for fair
Extend your thumb outwards at a 90-degree angle, bend the other fingers at the knuckles, keeping them at a 90-degree angle to the palm.

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