How to sign people in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 1)

Sign Instructions:

With both hands next to each other in front of you, stagger making a forward circular motion with each hand a couple of times.

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Example Video

Tutorial Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of people

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of people

End of Sign

Final Frame of people

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for people
Extend the index and middle fingers in a 'V' shape, tucking the thumb in between the index and middle fingers, and folding the ring and pinky fingers into the palm.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for people
Extend the index and middle fingers in a 'V' shape, tucking the thumb in between the index and middle fingers, and folding the ring and pinky fingers into the palm.

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