Meaning: Meaning: A pale yellow edible fatty substance made by churning cream and used as a spread or in cooking.
Pronunciation/articulation: Dominant "13" handshape with palm down brushes backward twice on the non-dominant flat palm.
[Note: ASL writing is not an official standard. This sign language writing remains in a state of open space to allow room for experiment, evolution, and improvement.]
Written ASL digit for BUTTER. [Contributed by ASLwrite, 2020]
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