Sign Word List: Numbers
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THOUSAND

As in "the sign thousand isolated"

THOUSAND
Notice: This sign is used in conjunction with other number signs when signing numbers. If you want to sign 1000, see the sign for ONE THOUSAND.
English Equivalent: THOUSAND (as in "the sign thousand isolated")
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Using a Modified "M" to Distinguish from "Again"

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Wesley Savvy Guest
Tuesday, December 23, 2014

I learned this with the extended "m" fingers landing on the palm. It comes from the French word for thousand, which is mille (as in milliliter - thousandth of a liter). This helps distinguish it from "again".

 

 

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