How to sign full in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 2)

Definition:

Satiated by food

Sign Instructions:

Begin with your hand underneath your chin, then bring it up to the bottom of your chin.

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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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 #2 (2 of 2)

Definition:

Occupied completely

Sign Instructions:

Slide the palm side of your dominant hand against the thumb side of your non-dominant hand.

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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Extend all fingers to show the number five, spreading them out.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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Make a fist with all fingers curled over the thumb, which is tucked in front of the fingers.

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