How to sign in in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 2)

Sign Instructions:

Move the fingertips of your dominant hand into the gap in-between the thumb and your other fingers of your non-dominant hand.

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for in
Keep your index, middle, ring, and pinky fingers together and straight, bend them all at the knuckle at a 90-degree angle, and reach your thumb to the tip of your index finger.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for in
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.

Sign #2 (2 of 2)

Sign Instructions:

Move the fingertips of your dominant hand into the gap in-between the thumb and your other fingers of your non-dominant hand 2 times.

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Example Video

Tutorial Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

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Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of in

End of Sign

Final Frame of in

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for in
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.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

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