How to sign barely in American Sign Language

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Sign Instructions:

Begin with the tips of your thumb and index fingers touching the side of your forehead. Then, move your hand away from your head.


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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for barely
Touch the tips of your thumb and index finger together, while extending the other fingers.

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