How to sign grow in American Sign Language

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Sign Instructions:

Begin with your dominant hand underneath your non-dominant hand. Move your dominant hand up through the gap created by the "C" handshape in your non-dominant hand. As your dominant hand moves up, you should open up your fingertips.


Example Video

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Sequential Breakdown of grow

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Beginning of Sign

First Frame of grow

End of Sign

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for grow
Keep your index, middle, ring, and pink fingers together and straight, bend them all at the knuckle at a 90-degree angle, and reach your thumb to the bottom of the fingertips of your index and middle fingers.
Dominant Handshape for grow
Extend all fingers with a very slight curl, keeping them together as if showing the number five.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for grow
Curve all of your fingers to form the shape of the letter 'C'.

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