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American Sign Language: "sunrise"

Also see: SLEEP-IN

The sign for "sunrise" shows the sun rising (Clever eh? I can't take credit though).
Your base hand functions as the horizon.  Your dominant hand shows the sun coming up.


SUNRISE ("C"-hand version)
This version means the same thing, "sunrise."


Start by signing sleep, and then the dominant hand comes down and changes from a "flattened O" handshape into an "F" handshape as it slips under the base forearm and rises up.  The whole sign uses one smooth movement.

Sample sentence "Can you sleep in if you want to?"


Also see: SLEEP-IN

Also see: SUN

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