How to sign urinate in American Sign Language

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Sign Instructions:

Begin with the index finger of your non-dominant hand against the wrist of your dominant hand. Point the index finger of your dominant hand forward and slightly down. Then, slightly move your index finger slightly down a couple of times. This sign mimics a male urinating.

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Sequential Breakdown of urinate

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

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