How to sign left in American Sign Language

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Sign Instructions:

With your hand in front of you and in a "L" handshape, move your hand to the left.

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Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of left

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of left

End of Sign

Final Frame of left

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for left
Extend your thumb and index finger to form an 'L' shape, with the other fingers curled in.

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