How to sign medicine in American Sign Language

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Sign Instructions:

Place the middle finger of your dominant hand on the palm of your non-dominant hand. Then, wiggle the wrist of your dominant hand a couple of times.


Example Video

Tutorial Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of medicine

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of medicine

End of Sign

Final Frame of medicine

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for medicine
Extend all fingers and spread them out, with the middle finger slightly extended forward.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

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