How to sign on in American Sign Language

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Sign Instructions:

Place both hands in front of your with your dominant hand above your dominant hand and both palms oriented down. Then, move your dominant hand onto the back of your non-dominant hand.

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Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of on

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of on

End of Sign

Final Frame of on

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for on
Make a fist with all fingers curled over the thumb, which is tucked in front of the fingers.

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