How to sign headphones in American Sign Language

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Definition:

Audio device

Sign Instructions:

Tap the fingertips of each hand around your ears a couple of times, mimicking the shape of headphones on your ears.

Videos

Example Video

Tutorial Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of headphones

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of headphones

End of Sign

Final Frame of headphones

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for headphones
Extend all fingers with a slight curl, resembling the number five.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for headphones
Extend all fingers with a slight curl, resembling the number five.

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