How to sign interpret in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 2)

Sign Instructions:

Begin with the thumb and index fingers of each hand touching each other with your dominant hand in a higher position. Then rotate your hands in opposite directions so that your non-dominant hand ends in a higher position.

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End of Sign

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

Sign #2 (2 of 2)

Sign Instructions:

Begin with the thumb and index fingers of each hand touching each other with your dominant hand rotated farther down than your non-dominant hand. Slightly rotate the wrist of your non-dominant hand back and forth a couple of times.

Videos

Example Video

Tutorial Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of interpret

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of interpret

End of Sign

Final Frame of interpret

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

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