How to sign positive in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 1)

Sign Instructions:

Place your non-dominant hand in a vertical position in front of you. Then, with the index finger of your dominant hand in a horizontal position, tap your dominant hand index finger against your non-dominant hand index finger a couple of times.

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Sequential Breakdown of positive

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Beginning of Sign

First Frame of positive

End of Sign

Final Frame of positive

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

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