How to sign insult in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 1)

Sign Instructions:

Begin with with your hand near you with your index finger pointing away from yourself. Then, move your hand away from yourself, while rotating your wrist, ending with your palm oriented away from yourself.


Example Video

Tutorial Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of insult

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of insult

End of Sign

Final Frame of insult

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

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