How to sign take notes in American Sign Language

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Sign Instructions:

Begin with both hands next to each other in front of you with your palms oriented toward each other and the fingertips of your dominant hand near the fingertips of your non-dominant hand. Move the fingertips of your dominant hand down the palm side of your non-dominant hand, while also slightly moving at the palm side of your non-dominant hand a few times as your hand goes down.


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Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of take notes

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of take notes

End of Sign

Final Frame of take notes

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for take notes
Keep your index, middle, ring, and pink fingers together and straight, bend them all at the knuckle at a 90-degree angle, and reach your thumb to the bottom of the fingertips of your index and middle fingers.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

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