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cents

What is interesting is that the sign for "cent"  seems in some weird way to have originated as a spin off of the word "sense" as in "good sense" or "smarts."  I'd love to see some research on this one!

Related sign:  COINS

PENNY or CENT:


Touch the index finger to the right side of your forehead, pull your finger out and down, hold the finger in the air for a brief moment.


fifty-cents (version 1)


fifty-cents version two:


A nickel:


ten-cents:


twentyfive-cents:


Sign: cents
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American Sign Language University ASL resources by Lifeprint.com Dr. William Vicars
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