How to sign gum in American Sign Language

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Sign Instructions:

Begin with your index and middle fingers against the side of your cheek. Then, bend your index and middle fingers in a couple of times.

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Example Video

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Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of gum

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of gum

End of Sign

Final Frame of gum

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for gum
Extend your index and middle fingers while keeping them together, folding the other fingers into your palm.
Dominant Handshape for gum
Extend and slightly curl your index and middle fingers while keeping them together, with the other fingers curled into the palm.

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