How to sign record self in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 1)


Video oneself

Sign Instructions:

Place the index finger of your non-dominant hand on the wrist of your dominant hand. Your dominant hand should be in front of your face with your fingers pointing at yourself. Then, slightly move your hand up and down a couple of times.


Example Video

Tutorial Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of record self

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of record self

End of Sign

Final Frame of record self

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for record self
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 record self
Extend your index finger straight up, resembling the number one. Fold the other fingers into your palm.

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