How to sign meet in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 2)

Definition:

Meeting encounter

Sign Instructions:

Begin with both hands next to each other in front of you with your palms oriented toward each other. Then, bring both hands toward each other while bringing the fingertips of both hands together. The sign should end with the fingertips of both hands touching each other.

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for meet
Extend all fingers to show the number five, spreading them out.
Dominant Handshape for meet
Keep your index, middle, ring, and pink fingers together and straight, bend them all at the knuckle at a 90-degree angle, and reach your thumb to the bottom of the fingertips of your index and middle fingers.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for meet
Extend all fingers to show the number five, spreading them out.
Non-Dominant Handshape for meet
Keep your index, middle, ring, and pink fingers together and straight, bend them all at the knuckle at a 90-degree angle, and reach your thumb to the bottom of the fingertips of your index and middle fingers.

Sign #2 (2 of 2)

Definition:

Encounter together

Sign Instructions:

With the index fingers of both hands pointing up, bring the palm side of both hands into contact with each other in front of you.

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for meet
Extend your index finger straight up, resembling the number one. Fold the other fingers into your palm.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for meet
Extend your index finger straight up, resembling the number one. Fold the other fingers into your palm.

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