How to sign ready in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 3)

Sign Instructions:

Place both hands next to each other in front of you with your palms oriented away from yourself and your hands tilted to one side. Then move your hands to the other side while tilting them to that side as well.

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Extend your index and middle fingers, bring the index finger under the middle finger, and fold the other fingers into the palm.

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Extend your index and middle fingers, bring the index finger under the middle finger, and fold the other fingers into the palm.

Sign #2 (2 of 3)

Definition:

Prepared equipped

Sign Instructions:

Place both hands next to each other in front of you with your palms oriented away from yourself and both of your hands tilted in. Then, move your hands to the side away from each other and tilt them to the outside.

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Extend your index and middle fingers, bring the index finger under the middle finger, and fold the other fingers into the palm.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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Extend your index and middle fingers, bring the index finger under the middle finger, and fold the other fingers into the palm.

Sign #3 (3 of 3)

Definition:

Prepared or cooling appliance

Sign Instructions:

Place both hands next to each other in front of you with your palms oriented away from yourself. Then, slightly shake your hands from side to side in opposite directions.

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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Extend your index and middle fingers, bring the index finger under the middle finger, and fold the other fingers into the palm.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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Extend your index and middle fingers, bring the index finger under the middle finger, and fold the other fingers into the palm.

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