How to sign ruin in American Sign Language

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Sign Instructions:

Begin with your dominant hand above and slightly behind your non-dominant hand. The index fingers of both hands should be pointing forward and both palms should be oriented toward the side. Then, bring your dominant hand forward with the pinkie side of your dominant hand making contact with the thumb side of your non-dominant hand. As your dominant hand moves forward, you should rotate your wrist up so that your index finger is pointing up at the end of the motion.

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Sequential Breakdown of ruin

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Beginning of Sign

First Frame of ruin

End of Sign

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for ruin
Extend your index finger and then curl it in. Fold the other fingers into your palm.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for ruin
Extend your index finger and then curl it in. Fold the other fingers into your palm.

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