How to sign situation in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 1)

Sign Instructions:

Place your dominant hand above your non-dominant hand with the wrist of your dominant hand touching the tip of the index finger of your non-dominant hand. Rotate your dominant hand around the front of your non-dominant hand.


Example Video

Tutorial Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of situation

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of situation

End of Sign

Final Frame of situation

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for situation
Extend your index finger straight up, resembling the number one. Fold the other fingers into your palm.

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