How to sign serve in American Sign Language

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Sign Instructions:

Place both hands next to each other in front of you with your palms oriented up and your fingers pointing forward. Then, alternate moving your hands forward a couple of times.

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Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of serve

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of serve

End of Sign

Final Frame of serve

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

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