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Signs for DONATE, DONATION
Meaning: To give, gift, or contribute (money or goods) for a good cause.
Pronunciation (sign description): Dominant, loosely upright "clawed forefinger" or "X" hand (handshape), palm facing left if right-handed (orientation), in neutral space (location), moves forward in an arc movement (movement). Variation: sometimes two-handed.
Grammar: This ASL verb is inflectable in agreement with the subject and object.
Learner tip: Do not confuse this sign with "GIFT" in contexts.
Related signs: GIVE, GIFT, SUPPORT.
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