How to sign but in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 1)

Sign Instructions:

Begin with both hands in front of you and your palms oriented away from yourself. Your index fingers should be crossing each other at the top.Then move your index fingers away from each other until they are pointing in opposite directions.

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for but
Extend your index finger straight up, resembling the number one. Fold the other fingers into your palm.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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Extend your index finger straight up, resembling the number one. Fold the other fingers into your palm.

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