How to sign angry in American Sign Language

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Sign Instructions:

Begin with both hands in front of you with your dominant hand below your dominant hand. Your non-dominant hand should be oriented downwards. Your dominant hand should be oriented towards yourself and your index through pinkie fingers should be vertical. Wiggle the fingers on your dominant hand a few times.


Example Video

Tutorial Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of angry

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of angry

End of Sign

Final Frame of angry

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for angry
Extend all fingers to show the number five, spreading them out.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

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