How to sign ring in American Sign Language

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Finger jewelry or sound

Sign Instructions:

Place your non-dominant hand in front of you with your palm oriented to the ground. Start with your dominant hand slightly away from your non-dominant hand and then bring your hand down until you grasp the ring finger of your non-dominant hand with the thumb and index fingers of your dominant hand.


Example Video

Tutorial Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of ring

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of ring

End of Sign

Final Frame of ring

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for ring
Touch your thumb to the tip of your index finger as if pinching, with the other fingers curled into the palm.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for ring
Extend all fingers to show the number five, spreading them out.

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