How to sign value in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 2)

Sign Instructions:

Begin with both hands next to each other with your palms oriented slightly away from yourself and the fingertips of your thumb and index fingers near each other. Then, bring the fingertips of your thumb and index fingers together a couple of times.

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Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of value

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of value

End of Sign

Final Frame of value

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for value
Touch your thumb to the index finger, creating a circle, with the other fingers extended straight up.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for value
Touch your thumb to the index finger, creating a circle, with the other fingers extended straight up.

Sign #2 (2 of 2)

Sign Instructions:

Begin with both hands next to each other in front of you with your palms oriented down and your index and middle fingers pointing forward. Then, move your hands slightly up and toward each other until the tips of your index fingers touch each other.

Videos

Example Video

Tutorial Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of value

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of value

End of Sign

Final Frame of value

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for value
Extend your index and middle fingers straight up, folding the thumb and the other fingers into the palm.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Non-Dominant Handshape for value
Extend your index and middle fingers straight up, folding the thumb and the other fingers into the palm.

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