How to sign mischievous in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 2)

Sign Instructions:

Begin with both hands slightly away from your head, with your thumbs pointing at the sides of your forehead. Then, bring both thumbs into contact with the sides of your forehead while curling in the index and middle fingers of both hands.

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for mischievous
Extend your thumb, index, and middle fingers, while folding your ring and pinky fingers into your palm.
Dominant Handshape for mischievous
Extend your thumb, index, and middle fingers with a slight curl, folding the ring and pinky fingers into the palm.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for mischievous
Extend your thumb, index, and middle fingers, while folding your ring and pinky fingers into your palm.
Non-Dominant Handshape for mischievous
Extend your thumb, index, and middle fingers with a slight curl, folding the ring and pinky fingers into the palm.

Sign #2 (2 of 2)

Sign Instructions:

With your thumbs touching both sides of your forehead and your palms slightly oriented away from yourself, curl in the index and middle fingers of both hands a couple of times.

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Example Video

Tutorial Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of mischievous

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of mischievous

End of Sign

Final Frame of mischievous

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for mischievous
Extend your thumb, index, and middle fingers, while folding your ring and pinky fingers into your palm.
Dominant Handshape for mischievous
Extend your thumb, index, and middle fingers with a slight curl, folding the ring and pinky fingers into the palm.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for mischievous
Extend your thumb, index, and middle fingers, while folding your ring and pinky fingers into your palm.
Non-Dominant Handshape for mischievous
Extend your thumb, index, and middle fingers with a slight curl, folding the ring and pinky fingers into the palm.

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