How to sign budget in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 2)

Sign Instructions:

Begin with your dominant hand on top of your non-dominant hand. Your non-dominant hand should be oriented upward and the pinkie side of your dominant hand should be touching the palm of your non-dominant hand. Begin with your dominant hand pointing away from yourself. Then, lift it up and turn it slightly and bring it back down.

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

Sign #2 (2 of 2)

Sign Instructions:

This sign is a combination of the signs for "money" and "managing money". "Money" is signed by tapping the back of the fingers of your dominant hand against the palm of your non-dominant hand. "Manage money" is signed by moving both hands in a circle around each other.

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Sequential Breakdown of budget

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

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End of Sign

Final Frame of budget

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

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