How to sign anyone in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 1)

Sign Instructions:

This is sign is a combination of the signs for "any" and "one". "Any" is signed by beginning with your hand in front of you and your thumb facing up. Then, you should rotate your wrist until your palm is facing down. "1" is signed by holding your hand in front of you with your palm oriented away from yourself in a "1" handshape.


Example Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of anyone

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of anyone

End of Sign

Final Frame of anyone

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for anyone
Extend your index finger straight up, resembling the number one. Fold the other fingers into your palm.
Dominant Handshape for anyone
Make a fist with all fingers curled in and the thumb pressed against the index finger.

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