How to sign research in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 2)

Definition:

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Sign Instructions:

Begin with the tip of your index finger against your nose, then bring it down and slide it briefly down and across your palm a couple of times.

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for research
Extend your fingers and press them together, with your thumb sticking out to the side.

Sign #2 (2 of 2)

Sign Instructions:

Place your non-dominant hand in front of your oriented toward your dominant hand. The fingertips of your index and middle fingers of your dominant hand should be slightly above your non-dominant hand. Then, while moving your dominant hand slightly down, move your dominant hand over and have the fingertips of your index and middle fingers make contact with your palm 2 times.

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Example Video

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Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of research

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

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End of Sign

Final Frame of research

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for research
Extend your index and middle fingers, bring the index finger under the middle finger, and fold the other fingers into the palm.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for research
Extend your fingers and press them together, with your thumb sticking out to the side.

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