How to sign pick on in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 2)

Sign Instructions:

Place both hands in front of you with your the index finger of your dominant hand pointing up and your non-dominant hand behind it. The fingertips of your thumb and index finger of your dominant hand should start at the fingertip of your non-dominant hand's index finger. After placing your hands in these positions, move your dominant hand down your index finger a couple of times.

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for pick on
Bring your thumb towards the tips of your fingers as if pinching, with the other fingers curled into your palm.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for pick on
Extend your index finger straight up, resembling the number one. Fold the other fingers into your palm.

Sign #2 (2 of 2)

Sign Instructions:

Place both hands in front of you with your the index finger of your dominant hand pointing up and your non-dominant hand behind it. The fingertips of your thumb and index finger of your dominant hand should start near the fingertip of your non-dominant hand's index finger. The movement of this sign is done by bringing your dominant hand forwards into contact with your non-dominant hand a couple of times.

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Example Video

Tutorial Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of pick on

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of pick on

End of Sign

Final Frame of pick on

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for pick on
Bring your thumb towards the tips of your fingers as if pinching, with the other fingers curled into your palm.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for pick on
Extend your index finger straight up, resembling the number one. Fold the other fingers into your palm.

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