How to sign sophomore in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 2)

Sign Instructions:

With your dominant hand underneath your non-dominant hand, tap the middle finger of your dominant hand on the palm of your non-dominant hand.

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for sophomore
Extend all fingers and spread them out, with the middle finger slightly extended forward.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for sophomore
Extend all fingers and spread them out, with the middle finger slightly extended forward.

Sign #2 (2 of 2)

Sign Instructions:

Sign the letters "S", "O", "P", and "H".

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for sophomore
Keep your index, middle, ring, and pinky fingers together and straight, bend them all at the knuckle at a 90-degree angle, and reach your thumb to the tip of your index finger.
Dominant Handshape for sophomore
Make a fist with all fingers curled over the thumb, which is tucked in front of the fingers.
Dominant Handshape for sophomore
Extend your index and middle fingers while keeping them together, folding the other fingers into your palm.
Dominant Handshape for sophomore
Extend the index and middle fingers in a 'V' shape, tucking the thumb in between the index and middle fingers, and folding the ring and pinky fingers into the palm.

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