How to sign after in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 1)


Above or following

Sign Instructions:

Begin with your hands in front of you with your dominant hand on top of your non-dominant hand. Then, move your dominant hand over your non-dominant hand.


Example Video

Tutorial Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of after

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of after

End of Sign

Final Frame of after

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for after
Make a fist with all fingers curled over the thumb, which is tucked in front of the fingers.

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