How to sign proud in American Sign Language

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Sign Instructions:

Begin with your thumb touching your midsection, then drag your hand up your torso to your chest.


Example Video

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Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of proud

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

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End of Sign

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for proud
Make a fist with all fingers folded into the palm, and extend the thumb straight out to the side.

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