How to sign amend in American Sign Language

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Sign Instructions:

Begin with your dominant hand closer to you and your non-dominant hand farther away. Bring your dominant hand towards your non-dominant hand and bend your fingers around the side of your non-dominant hand.


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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

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