How to sign violence in American Sign Language

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Sign Instructions:

Begin with both hands next to each other in front of you with your palms oriented away from yourself. Then, slightly bend your wrists down, then bend them back up while opening up your handshape into a "5" handshape.

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Sequential Breakdown of violence

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of violence

End of Sign

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for violence
Extend all fingers to show the number five, spreading them out.
Dominant Handshape for violence
Touch the tips of your thumb and middle finger together, while extending the other fingers.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for violence
Extend all fingers to show the number five, spreading them out.
Non-Dominant Handshape for violence
Touch the tips of your thumb and middle finger together, while extending the other fingers.

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