H@TipPalm-PalmDown-OpenB@CenterChesthigh-PalmUp Contact H@BasePalm H@TipPalm Contact H@BasePalm H@TipPalm Contact H@BasePalm

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American Sign Language[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Imitative of spreading butter using a knife represented by the strong hand with the “H” handshape (a shape frequently used in ASL to represent a knife) onto bread represented by the weak hand with the “open B” handshape (a shape frequently used to represent a flat object).

Production[edit]

right-hand K palm-up right-hand K palm-up right-hand K palm-up away from body in center of chest left-hand stays repeatedly right-hand arcs in circles up repeatedly
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Noun[edit]

Upload png, jpg, or gif image. (ASL gloss: BUTTER)

  1. butter
  2. margarine