How to sign man in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 2)

Sign Instructions:

Begin with your the thumb of your hand touching your forehead and your other fingers pointing up. Then, move your hand down and touch your thumb against the center of your chest.

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Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of man

Beginning and End Frames

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First Frame of man

End of Sign

Final Frame of man

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for man
Extend all fingers to show the number five, spreading them out.

Sign #2 (2 of 2)

Sign Instructions:

Begin with your hand in an "A" handshape, with your thumb touching your forehead. Then, bring your hand down and touch your thumb on the center of your chest, and changing your handshape to a "5" handshape a you move down.

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Example Video

Tutorial Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of man

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of man

End of Sign

Final Frame of man

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for man
Extend all fingers to show the number five, spreading them out.
Dominant Handshape for man
Make a fist with all fingers curled in and the thumb pressed against the index finger.

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