How to sign large amount in American Sign Language

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Sign Instructions:

Begin with your non-dominant hand horizontally in front of you with your palm oriented up. Your dominant hand should be near your opposite elbow. Then, move your dominant hand over to your non-dominant hand while moving it up and then down.


Example Video

Tutorial Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of large amount

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of large amount

End of Sign

Final Frame of large amount

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for large amount
Extend all fingers with a very slight curl, keeping them together as if showing the number five.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

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