How to sign themselves in American Sign Language

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Sign Instructions:

Begin with your hand in front of you with your hand pointing away from yourself. Then, move your hand slightly forward and then to the side.


Example Video

Tutorial Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of themselves

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of themselves

End of Sign

Final Frame of themselves

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for themselves
Make a fist with all fingers curled in and the thumb pressed against the index finger.

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