How to sign get up in American Sign Language

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Rising up

Sign Instructions:

Begin with both hands in front of you with your dominant hand to the side of your non-dominant hand. Your dominant hand should be oriented to the side and then you should rotate your hand so that the index and middle fingers of your dominant hand rest on the palm of your non-dominant hand.


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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

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