How to sign risk in American Sign Language

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Danger chance

Sign Instructions:

With your palm oriented toward yourself, move the fingertips of your index and middle fingers from one side of your neck to the other side.


Example Video

Tutorial Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of risk

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of risk

End of Sign

Final Frame of risk

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

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