How to sign recently in American Sign Language

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Recently occurred

Sign Instructions:

With your palm oriented toward yourself, place the side of your index finger on the side of your cheek.


Example Video

Tutorial Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of recently

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of recently

End of Sign

Final Frame of recently

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for recently
Extend your index finger and then curl it in. Fold the other fingers into your palm.

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