How to sign made up in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 1)

Sign Instructions:

Begin with your index finger against the side of your forehead, and then move your hand to the side slightly, and then away from yourself.


Example Video

Tutorial Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of made up

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of made up

End of Sign

Final Frame of made up

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for made up
Extend all fingers except your thumb, resembling the number four.

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