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American Sign Language: "money"


The sign for money uses a flattened "O" (as if holding onto some money) and smacks it (lightly) twice onto the palm of the base hand.

MONEY:



 



Sentence: "Where do you keep your money?"  = YOUR MONEY, YOU KEEP WHERE?

 



Also see: BUY
Also see: PAY



Notes:
CASH:  The sign for "cash" is going to depend on what you mean. If you mean "paper money" (not electronic) then fingerspell C-A-S-H.  If you "specifically" need a "bill" for a machine you could sign "ONE DOLLAR RECTANGLE" and then sign "FOR" and then mime feeding the dollar into the machine.  If you mean "cash a check" (in the old days we used cheque

The common "gesture" of rubbing the fingers together as if "feeling money" is not a substitute for the sign "MONEY."  You may see this "gesture" from time to time in the Deaf Community, but it is slang. It is very informal and usually used in a light-hearted manner.

"MONEY" (slang) (gesture) (not recommended for common use)

 



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