How to sign grease in American Sign Language

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Sign Instructions:

Begin with your dominant hand in front of you with your fingers pointing up and your hand oriented to the side. Your thumb and middle finger of your dominant hand should be behind the pinkie side of your non-dominant hand, and then move away from it a couple of times while bringing your fingertips together.


Example Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of grease

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of grease

End of Sign

Final Frame of grease

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

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