How to sign silly in American Sign Language

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Sign Instructions:

Place your hand in front of your face, with your thumb pointing at your nose. Slightly rotate your wrist back and forth a couple of times.


Example Video

Tutorial Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of silly

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of silly

End of Sign

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for silly
Extend the thumb and pinky finger straight out, folding the other fingers into the palm.

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