How to sign wife in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 2)

Sign Instructions:

Begin with both palms oriented toward each other with the back of your dominant hand against your chin and your non-dominant hand in front of you. Then, bring the palm side of both hands together.

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Sequential Breakdown of wife

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for wife
Curve all of your fingers to form the shape of the letter 'C'.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for wife
Curve all of your fingers to form the shape of the letter 'C'.

Sign #2 (2 of 2)

Sign Instructions:

Begin with both palms oriented toward each other with the thumb of your dominant hand against your chin and your non-dominant hand in front of you. Then, bring both hands together with your dominant hand changing to a "C" handshape as it moves forward.

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Example Video

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Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of wife

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of wife

End of Sign

Final Frame of wife

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for wife
Make a fist with all fingers curled in and the thumb pressed against the index finger.
Dominant Handshape for wife
Curve all of your fingers to form the shape of the letter 'C'.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for wife
Curve all of your fingers to form the shape of the letter 'C'.

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