How to sign live in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 1)

Definition:

Be alive or reside

Sign Instructions:

Begin with both hands next to each other near your midsection with your palms oriented toward yourself. Then, move both hands up your chest.

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Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of live

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of live

End of Sign

Final Frame of live

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for live
Make a fist with all fingers folded into the palm, and extend the thumb straight out to the side.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for live
Make a fist with all fingers folded into the palm, and extend the thumb straight out to the side.

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