How to sign appearance in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 1)

Sign Instructions:

With your palm oriented towards yourself, move your hand in a circle in front of your face.


Example Video

Tutorial Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of appearance

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of appearance

End of Sign

Final Frame of appearance

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

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