How to sign hair in American Sign Language

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Sign Instructions:

Make an "F" handshape grabbing onto your hair (or where your hair would be if you don't have any) on the side of your head. Slightly move your hand up and down a couple of times.


Example Video

Tutorial Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of hair

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of hair

End of Sign

Final Frame of hair

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for hair
Touch your thumb to the index finger, creating a circle, with the other fingers extended straight up.

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