How to sign jump in American Sign Language

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Sign Instructions:

Begin with your dominant hand above your non-dominant hand with the index and middle fingers of your dominant hand on the palm of your non-dominant hand. Move your dominant hand up, while curling in your index and middle fingers. Then, move your hand back down to its original position while straightening your fingers back out.


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Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of jump

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of jump

End of Sign

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for jump
Extend your index and middle fingers straight up, folding the thumb and the other fingers into the palm.
Dominant Handshape for jump
Extend your index and middle fingers with a slight curl, folding the other fingers into your palm.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

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