How to sign function in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 1)

Sign Instructions:

Place your non-dominant hand in front of your with your index finger in a horizontal position underneath your dominant hand. Your dominant hand should be in an "F" handshape. Move the bottom of your dominant hand across your index finger 2 times.


Example Video

Tutorial Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of function

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of function

End of Sign

Final Frame of function

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for function
Touch your thumb to the index finger, creating a circle, with the other fingers extended straight up.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for function
Extend your index finger straight up, resembling the number one. Fold the other fingers into your palm.

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