How to sign himself in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 1)

Sign Instructions:

Place your non dominant hand in front of you with your index finger pointing up. With your dominant hand in an "A" handshape, oriented so that your thumb is pointing up, press the backs of your fingers against your index finger 2 times.

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Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of himself

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of himself

End of Sign

Final Frame of himself

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for himself
Make a fist with all fingers curled in and the thumb pressed against the index finger.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for himself
Extend your index finger straight up, resembling the number one. Fold the other fingers into your palm.

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