How to sign yesterday in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 2)

Sign Instructions:

Begin with your hand next to your chin with your thumb touching your chin. Then, move your hand off of your face and place your thumb against the side of your face near your ear.

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Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of yesterday

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of yesterday

End of Sign

Final Frame of yesterday

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for yesterday
Extend the thumb and pinky finger straight out, folding the other fingers into the palm.

Sign #2 (2 of 2)

Sign Instructions:

Begin with your hand next to your chin with your thumb touching your chin. Then, move your hand off of your face and place your thumb against the side of your face near your ear.

Videos

Example Video

Tutorial Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of yesterday

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of yesterday

End of Sign

Final Frame of yesterday

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for yesterday
Make a fist with all fingers curled in and the thumb pressed against the index finger.

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