How to sign rock in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 2)

Definition:

Stone or genre

Sign Instructions:

Place the palm side of your dominant hand on the back of your non-dominant hand.

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Sequential Breakdown of rock

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First Frame of rock

End of Sign

Final Frame of rock

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for rock
Make a fist with all fingers curled in and the thumb pressed against the index finger.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for rock
Make a fist with all fingers curled over the thumb, which is tucked in front of the fingers.

Sign #2 (2 of 2)

Sign Instructions:

With your hand oriented to the side, tap the back of your curled-in fingers against your chin 2 times.

Videos

Example Video

Tutorial Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of rock

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of rock

End of Sign

Final Frame of rock

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for rock
Make a fist with all fingers curled over the thumb, which is tucked in front of the fingers.

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