How to sign thank you in American Sign Language

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Sign Instructions:

Begin with your hand covering your mouth and your palm facing toward yourself. Bring your hand forward and down until your palm is facing upward.


Example Video

Tutorial Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of thank you

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of thank you

End of Sign

Final Frame of thank you

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

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