How to sign alone in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 1)

Sign Instructions:

With your hand in a "1" handshape and facing towards yourself, move your hand side to side 2 times.


Example Video

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Sequential Breakdown of alone

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for alone
Extend your index finger straight up, resembling the number one. Fold the other fingers into your palm.

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