How to sign no good in American Sign Language

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Ineffective spoiled

Sign Instructions:

Sign the letters "N" and "G".


Example Video

Tutorial Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of no good

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of no good

End of Sign

Final Frame of no good

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for no good
Fold middle, ring, and pinky fingers into the palm, bring the tips of the thumb and index finger close together while keeping the index finger straight but bent at the knuckle at a 90-degree angle.
Dominant Handshape for no good
Curl in all of your fingers except for your thumb into your palm. Place the thumb in between your middle and ring fingers.

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