How to sign popcorn in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 1)

Sign Instructions:

Begin with both hands in front of you with them next to each other. The palms of both hands should be oriented towards yourself. Then, in an alternating fashion, you should bring each hand up, changing it from an "S handshape to a "1" handshape, repeating this motion a couple of times. This sign mimics popcorn kernels popping.

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Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of popcorn

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of popcorn

End of Sign

Final Frame of popcorn

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for popcorn
Extend your index finger straight up, resembling the number one. Fold the other fingers into your palm.
Dominant Handshape for popcorn
Make a fist with all fingers curled over the thumb, which is tucked in front of the fingers.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for popcorn
Extend your index finger straight up, resembling the number one. Fold the other fingers into your palm.
Non-Dominant Handshape for popcorn
Make a fist with all fingers curled over the thumb, which is tucked in front of the fingers.

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