How to sign dollar in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 3)

Sign Instructions:

Move the curled fingers of your dominant hand across the fingers of your non-dominant hand a couple of times. As your dominant hand moves, it should begin in a more open position and then end in a closed position with your fingers against your palm.

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Sequential Breakdown of dollar

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of dollar

End of Sign

Final Frame of dollar

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for dollar
Make a fist with all fingers curled in and the thumb pressed against the index finger.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

Sign #2 (2 of 3)

Sign Instructions:

Begin with the fingers of your dominant hand around the fingertips of your non-dominant hand. Move your dominant hand away from your dominant hand a couple of times, while bringing your fingertips together each time.

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Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of dollar

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of dollar

End of Sign

Final Frame of dollar

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for dollar
Curve all of your fingers to form the shape of the letter 'C'.
Dominant Handshape for dollar
Keep your index, middle, ring, and pinky fingers together and straight, bend them all at the knuckle at a 90-degree angle, and reach your thumb to the tip of your index finger.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

Sign #3 (3 of 3)

Sign Instructions:

Begin with the fingers of your dominant hand around the fingertips of your non-dominant hand. Move your dominant hand away from your dominant hand while bringing your fingertips together.

Videos

Example Video

Tutorial Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of dollar

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of dollar

End of Sign

Final Frame of dollar

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for dollar
Curve all of your fingers to form the shape of the letter 'C'.
Dominant Handshape for dollar
Keep your index, middle, ring, and pinky fingers together and straight, bend them all at the knuckle at a 90-degree angle, and reach your thumb to the tip of your index finger.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

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