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in reply to Re: In base 1, the number after 0 is:
in thread In base 1, the number after 0 is:

Deaf people have improved this slightly :-)

They consider a hand with only the thumb extended to mean "6", while the index finger means "1". Zero is signed by forming a round shape using the thumb and index finger. This way they can sign the numbers 0 .. 9 using one hand only.

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