How to sign remember in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 3)

Sign Instructions:

Begin with your the thumb of your dominant hand touching the side of your forehead, then bring your dominant hand down and touch the thumb of your dominant hand on the thumb of your non-dominant hand.

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for remember
Make a fist with all fingers folded into the palm, and extend the thumb straight out to the side.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for remember
Make a fist with all fingers folded into the palm, and extend the thumb straight out to the side.

Sign #2 (2 of 3)

Definition:

Recall memory

Sign Instructions:

Tap the fingertips of your hand against the side of your forehead, then move your hand slightly away from your head and open up your hand. Then, place your palm against the side of your forehead.

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for remember
Keep your index, middle, ring, and pinky fingers together and straight, bend them all at the knuckle at a 90-degree angle, and reach your thumb to the tip of your index finger.
Dominant Handshape for remember
Extend your fingers and press them together, with your thumb sticking out to the side.

Sign #3 (3 of 3)

Definition:

Recall memory

Sign Instructions:

Place your thumb against the side of your forehead with your palm oriented away from yourself, then rotate your wrist in until your palm is oriented toward yourself.

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End of Sign

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for remember
Make a fist with all fingers folded into the palm, and extend the thumb straight out to the side.

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