How to sign start flight in American Sign Language

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Sign Instructions:

Begin with the palm side of your dominant hand on top of the back of your non-dominant hand. Then, move your dominant hand up and away from yourself.


Example Video

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Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of start flight

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of start flight

End of Sign

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for start flight
Extend your thumb to the side and extend your index and pinky fingers, folding the middle and ring fingers into the palm.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

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