How to sign amount in American Sign Language

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Sign Instructions:

Begin with your non-dominant hand in front of you with your palm oriented upwards. Your dominant hand should begin near the bottom of your non-dominant palm with it tilted slightly in the direction that it will be moving. Rotate the wrist of your dominant hand until the pinkie side of your dominant hand is touching your palm.

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Sequential Breakdown of amount

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First Frame of amount

End of Sign

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for amount
Extend your thumb outwards at a 90-degree angle, bend the other fingers at the knuckles, keeping them at a 90-degree angle to the palm.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

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