How to sign fuck in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 2)

Definition:

Expletive or intercourse

Sign Instructions:

Place both hands in front of you, facing each other, with the dominant hand on top. Both hands should be in a "V" handshape. The movement of this sign is done by tapping both hands against each other twice.

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for fuck
Extend your index and middle fingers straight up, folding the thumb and the other fingers into the palm.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for fuck
Extend your index and middle fingers straight up, folding the thumb and the other fingers into the palm.

Sign #2 (2 of 2)

Definition:

Curse or expletive

Sign Instructions:

Begin, with your hand in front of you, starting near your shoulder. Start with your hand in an "F" handshape and then move your hand forward while changing it into a "K" handshape.

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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 fuck
Touch your thumb to the index finger, creating a circle, with the other fingers extended straight up.
Dominant Handshape for fuck
Extend the index and middle fingers in a 'V' shape, tucking the thumb in between the index and middle fingers, and folding the ring and pinky fingers into the palm.

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