Signs for HUNDRED

Meaning: The number equivalent to the product of ten and ten; ten more than ninety; a symbol for this cardinal number as 100; ten times ten.

This sign in a formal citation is used in a more formal register. It also can be numerally incorporated with other number in the hundred ranges, such as 200, 300, 500, 700, etc.

You can modify the number and sign the HUNDRED portion. For example in this video: SIX HUNDRED.

In contrast, this sign is used in a more informal register than the other one. It is usually used with other numbers between 101 to 199. E.g. 128, 183, etc.

Related signs: THOUSAND.

To learn more how to tell cardinal numbers from 30 to 100.

Deaf Culture and tidbits

ASL kid says the darndest things

Little bilingual kid Juli says the darndest things with her hands! Transcription in English below the video.

Mom: 100+1 equals how many?
Kid: (facial response)
Mom: Is that a new thing?
Kid: Hey, I don't have one hundred (look, demo hands). Not 100 .
Mom: Well, you can figure it out in your mind (pointing to the head).

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