How to sign will in American Sign Language

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Sign Instructions:

Begin with your hand next to the side of your head with your palm oriented toward yourself and your fingers pointing up. Then, rotate your wrist forward until your fingers are pointing away from yourself.


Example Video

Tutorial Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of will

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of will

End of Sign

Final Frame of will

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for will
Extend your fingers and press them together, with your thumb sticking out to the side.

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