How to sign interrupt in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 2)

Sign Instructions:

Move the pinkie side of your dominant hand into your non-dominant hand in the space between your thumb and your palm.

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Sequential Breakdown of interrupt

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Beginning of Sign

First Frame of interrupt

End of Sign

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for interrupt
Extend your fingers and press them together, with your thumb sticking out to the side.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for interrupt
Extend your fingers and press them together, with your thumb sticking out to the side.

Sign #2 (2 of 2)

Sign Instructions:

Move the pinkie side of your dominant hand into your non-dominant hand in the space between your thumb and your palm.

Videos

Example Video

Tutorial Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of interrupt

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of interrupt

End of Sign

Final Frame of interrupt

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for interrupt
Extend your pinky finger while curling in the rest of your fingers towards the palm.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for interrupt
Extend your fingers and press them together, with your thumb sticking out to the side.

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