How to sign symptom in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 1)


Condition illustration

Sign Instructions:

Begin with both hands touching each other in front of you. Your non-dominant hand's palm should be facing your dominant hand. Your dominant hand should be in an "1" handshape, with the tip of your index finger touching your other palm. The movement of this sign is done by bringing your hands forward together 2 times.


Example Video

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Sequential Breakdown of symptom

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of symptom

End of Sign

Final Frame of symptom

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

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