How to sign pill in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 1)

Definition:

Medicine or taking

Sign Instructions:

With your palm oriented toward yourself, move your index finger toward your mouth a couple of times, mimicking the action of placing a pill in your mouth.

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Sequential Breakdown of pill

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First Frame of pill

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for pill
Extend your index finger straight up, resembling the number one. Fold the other fingers into your palm.
Dominant Handshape for pill
Bring your thumb towards the tips of your fingers as if pinching, with the other fingers curled into your palm.

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