How to sign arrive in American Sign Language

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Sign Instructions:

Place your dominant hand in front of you with your palm oriented upward. Begin with your dominant hand close to you with its palm oriented towards yourself. Then bring your dominant hand down onto the palm of your non-dominant hand.


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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for arrive
Extend your thumb outwards at a 90-degree angle, bend the other fingers at the knuckles, keeping them at a 90-degree angle to the palm.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

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