How to sign money in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 2)

Definition:

Currency

Sign Instructions:

Place your hand in front of you and slide your fingers down your thumb a couple of times.

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Sequential Breakdown of money

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of money

End of Sign

Final Frame of money

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for money
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.

Sign #2 (2 of 2)

Sign Instructions:

Begin with both hands in front of your with the palm of your non-dominant hand facing up. Bring your dominant hand down to your non-dominant hand a couple of times, with the back of the fingers of your dominant hand touching the palm of your non-dominant hand.

Videos

Example Video

Tutorial Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of money

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of money

End of Sign

Final Frame of money

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

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