How to sign priorities in American Sign Language

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Sign Instructions:

Begin with your dominant hand in front of you with your palm horizontally oriented toward yourself. Your dominant hand should begin with your middle finger pointing at the pinkie finger of your non-dominant hand. Then you should move your dominant hand up and around your non-dominant hand until your middle finger is pointing at the thumb of your non-dominant hand.


Example Video

Tutorial Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of priorities

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of priorities

End of Sign

Final Frame of priorities

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for priorities
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 priorities
Extend all fingers to show the number five, spreading them out.

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