How to sign flag in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 1)

Definition:

Distinctive design

Sign Instructions:

Place the index finger of your non-dominant hand against the elbow of the arm of your dominant hand. have the forearm of your dominant hand in a vertical position and your hand in a horizontal position with your thumb facing up. Rotate your wrist a couple of times. This sign is meant to mimic a flag on a flagpole with the flag moving in the air.

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Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of flag

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of flag

End of Sign

Final Frame of flag

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

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