How to sign count in American Sign Language

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Numerical calculation

Sign Instructions:

Starting from the bottom of your non-dominant hand, move the fingertips of your thumb and index fingers forward across your hand a couple of times.


Example Video

Sequential Image Breakdown

Sequential Breakdown of count

Beginning and End Frames

Beginning of Sign

First Frame of count

End of Sign

Final Frame of count

Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for count
Touch the tips of your thumb and index finger together, while extending the other fingers.

Non-Dominant Handshapes for this sign

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

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