How to sign not responsible in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 1)

Definition:

Denial of responsibility

Sign Instructions:

Begin with the middle fingers of each hand being placed on each shoulder, then bend your wrists back while lifting your middle fingers back, changing your hand into a "5" handshape.

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Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of not responsible

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of not responsible

End of Sign

Final Frame of not responsible

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for not responsible
Extend all fingers to show the number five, spreading them out.
Dominant Handshape for not responsible
Extend all fingers and spread them out, with the middle finger slightly extended forward.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for not responsible
Extend all fingers to show the number five, spreading them out.
Non-Dominant Handshape for not responsible
Extend all fingers and spread them out, with the middle finger slightly extended forward.

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