How to sign occasionally in American Sign Language

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Sign Instructions:

Begin with the pinkie side of your dominant hand touching the palm side of your non-dominant hand. Move your dominant hand away and then back toward your palm while also wiggling the fingers of your dominant hand.


Example Video

Tutorial Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of occasionally

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of occasionally

End of Sign

Final Frame of occasionally

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

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