How to sign get sick in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 2)

Sign Instructions:

Begin with both hands in front of you next to each other with your fingers pointing away from yourself. Then move both your hands toward yourself while curling your index and middle fingers in. As you move your hands toward yourself you should bend your wrist up.

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for get sick
Extend your index and middle fingers straight up, folding the thumb and the other fingers into the palm.
Dominant Handshape for get sick
Extend your index and middle fingers with a slight curl, folding the other fingers into your palm.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for get sick
Extend your index and middle fingers straight up, folding the thumb and the other fingers into the palm.
Non-Dominant Handshape for get sick
Extend your index and middle fingers with a slight curl, folding the other fingers into your palm.

Sign #2 (2 of 2)

Definition:

Start unwell

Sign Instructions:

Begin with both palms oriented up with your dominant hand on top of your non-dominant hand. Begin with your dominant hand slight past the palm of your non-dominant hand then slide it back across your non-dominant hand.

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

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