How to sign receive advice in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 1)


Advised or informed

Sign Instructions:

Place your non-dominant hand in front of you with your palm oriented down, and your dominant hand should be oriented toward yourself while being on top of your non-dominant hand. Move your dominant hand toward yourself a couple of times while opening up your hand into a "5" handshape each time.


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Sequential Breakdown of receive advice

Beginning and End Frames

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First Frame of receive advice

End of Sign

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for receive advice
Extend all fingers to show the number five, spreading them out.
Dominant Handshape for receive advice
Keep your index, middle, ring, and pink fingers together and straight, bend them all at the knuckle at a 90-degree angle, and reach your thumb to the bottom of the fingertips of your index and middle fingers.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for receive advice
Make a fist with all fingers curled over the thumb, which is tucked in front of the fingers.

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