How to sign Mcdonalds in American Sign Language

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Sign Instructions:

With your hand in front of you and your palm oriented downward, begin with your hand in an "M" handshape. Move your hand up and down 2 times as you move it to the side, making the outline of an "M" in the air. On the second part of the "M" movement, change your handshape to a "D" handshape.


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Sequential Breakdown of Mcdonalds

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for Mcdonalds
Fold all your fingers into your palm, and place the thumb between ring and pinky fingers.
Dominant Handshape for Mcdonalds
Extend the index finger straight up and touch the tip of the thumb to the tip of the middle finger with the ring and pinky fingers bent in the same way as the middle finger.

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