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Step 1: Which step of the sign you are describing?
(i.e., Right Starting, Right Ending, Left Starting, Left Ending)
Step 2: Choose the hand shape (click an image below)
A shape
A
B shape
B
C shape
C
D shape
D
E shape
E
F shape
F
G shape
G
H shape
H
I shape
I
J shape
J
K shape
K
L shape
L
M shape
M
N shape
N
O shape
O
P shape
P
Q shape
Q
R shape
R
S shape
S
T shape
T
U shape
U
V shape
V
W shape
W
X shape
X
Y shape
Y
Z shape
Z
open_b shape
open_b
one shape
one
two shape
two
three shape
three
five shape
five
5claw shape
5claw
eight shape
eight
flat_O shape
flat_O
ILY shape
ILY
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Current Search Parameters
Descriptor Right Hand (Right) Left Hand (Left)
Starting Handshape:
Ending Handshape:
Starting Orientation:
Ending Orientation:
Starting Location:
Ending Location:
Movement:
Descriptors: Is the sign symmetric? (Check if yes)
Do the hands touch? (Check if yes)
Is the passive hand used? (Check if yes)
(Optional) Search the sign by word:
 
Step 3: Describe the position of the hand
Orientation: [ Upward   |  Downward   |  Facing Left   |  Facing Right   |  Facing Inward (Self)   |  Facing Outward   ]
Location: [ Head - left   |  Forehead   |  Head - right   |  Chin - left   |  Chin - center   |  Chin - right   |  Body - left   |  Body - center   |  Body - right   ]
Movement: [ Inward   |  Outward   |  Up   |  Down   |  Left/Sideways   |  Right   |  Diagonal   |  Repeated   |  Circular/Twist   |  None   ]

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