How to sign gifted in American Sign Language

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Definition:

Intellectually advanced

Sign Instructions:

Begin with your hand near your eye in an "L" handshape. Then, move your hand forward, away from yourself, bringing your thumb and index finger together.

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for gifted
Extend your thumb and index finger to form an 'L' shape, with the other fingers curled in.
Dominant Handshape for gifted
Touch your thumb to the tip of your index finger as if pinching, with the other fingers curled into the palm.

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