How to sign temperature in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 2)

Sign Instructions:

Begin with the index finger of your non-dominant hand in a vertical position in front of you with the index finger of your dominant hand horizontally behind it. Then, move the index finger of your dominant hand slightly up and down a couple of times.

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Example Video

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Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of temperature

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of temperature

End of Sign

Final Frame of temperature

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

Sign #2 (2 of 2)

Sign Instructions:

Begin with the index finger of your non-dominant hand in a vertical position in front of you with the index finger side of your dominant hand horizontally behind it. Then, move your dominant hand slightly up and down a couple of times.

Videos

Example Video

Tutorial Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of temperature

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of temperature

End of Sign

Final Frame of temperature

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

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