How to sign thin in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 3)

Sign Instructions:

Begin with the fingertips of your pinkie fingers touching each other in front of you. Then, move your dominant hand down.

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for thin
Extend your pinky finger while curling in the rest of your fingers towards the palm.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for thin
Extend your pinky finger while curling in the rest of your fingers towards the palm.

Sign #2 (2 of 3)

Sign Instructions:

Begin with your palm oriented toward yourself with your thumb and index fingers in front of and pointing at your chin. Then, move your your thumb and middle fingers down.

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Beginning and End Frames

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End of Sign

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for thin
Fold middle, ring, and pinky fingers into the palm, bring the tips of the thumb and index finger close together while keeping the index finger straight but bent at the knuckle at a 90-degree angle.

Sign #3 (3 of 3)

Sign Instructions:

Begin with your hand in front of you with your palm oriented toward yourself and your index finger in a vertical position. Then, move your hand down.

Videos

Example Video

Tutorial Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of thin

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of thin

End of Sign

Final Frame of thin

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for thin
Extend your pinky finger while curling in the rest of your fingers towards the palm.

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