How to sign really in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 2)

Definition:

Genuine certainty

Sign Instructions:

Begin with your index finger touching your mouth and pointing up. Then, bring it forward and down until your index finger is facing forwards.

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

Sign #2 (2 of 2)

Sign Instructions:

Begin with your index finger touching your chin, then move your hand forward and down away from your chin while changing your handshape to a "Y" handshape.

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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Extend your index finger straight up, resembling the number one. Fold the other fingers into your palm.
Dominant Handshape for really
Extend the thumb and pinky finger straight out, folding the other fingers into the palm.

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