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American Sign Language: "dollar" / "dollars"


Make the sign for "dollars" by extending your left hand, palm to the right.  Grab your left fingers between the palm and fingers of your right hand. Pull your right hand away from your left hand. The right hand "slips off the left hand." The left hand stays in place.  Also, you might see the right hand grabbing the top edge of the left hand as in version 2.
 

DOLLAR (version 1)
  [The left hand doesn't move.]

DOLLAR (version 2)
dollars2.gif (926 bytes) [The left hand doesn't move.]
 


For more information on this sign, check out the "dollar" page: DOLLAR



STUDENT: "How is this sign different from the sign 'lead'?"

DR. BILL: In the sign for "LEAD / guide" the right hand pulls the left hand forward.

 




American Sign Language: "cent" / "cents"

 

Make the sign for "cents" by touching your forehead with the index finger of your right hand, palm back (which also happens to be a version of the sign for THINK). Pull the hand away from your head (forward and a little bit down).

CENT / CENTS:


For more information on this sign, check out the "cents" page: CENTS



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