How to sign fill out in American Sign Language

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Sign Instructions:

Begin with both hands in front of you. Both hands should be oriented towards each other. The fingertips of your dominant hand should begin at the top of your non-dominant hand. Then you should move your dominant hand down the non-dominant hand. This sign mimics a piece of paper being filled out from top to bottom.


Example Video

Tutorial Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

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Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of fill out

End of Sign

Final Frame of fill out

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for fill out
Keep your index, middle, ring, and pink fingers together and straight, bend them all at the knuckle at a 90-degree angle, and reach your thumb to the bottom of the fingertips of your index and middle fingers.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

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