How to sign irony in American Sign Language

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Sign Instructions:

With both hands oriented to the inside, touch the index finger of your dominant hand on your nose, then bring your dominant hand down and move both hands past each other.

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Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of irony

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of irony

End of Sign

Final Frame of irony

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for irony
Extend your index and pinky fingers, while folding the other fingers into the palm.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for irony
Extend your index and pinky fingers, while folding the other fingers into the palm.

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