How to sign rain in American Sign Language

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Sign Instructions:

Place both hands next to each other in front of you with your palms oriented down. Start with you wrists slightly bent back, then bend them down a couple of times, mimicking rain coming down from the sky.

Videos

Example Video

Tutorial Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of rain

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of rain

End of Sign

Final Frame of rain

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for rain
Extend all fingers with a very slight curl, keeping them together as if showing the number five.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for rain
Extend all fingers with a very slight curl, keeping them together as if showing the number five.

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