How to sign split in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 1)

Definition:

Divide or leave

Sign Instructions:

Begin with both hands in front of you with your fingertips touching each other and your palms oriented towards yourself. Then, rotate your wrist away from yourself until your palms are oriented downward.

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Sequential Breakdown of split

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Beginning of Sign

First Frame of split

End of Sign

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

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