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a

ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ How to sign it

Way to remember

- Open secondary hand.

First vowel = First digit

- Point to thumb on secondary hand, (All signs for vowels involve pointing using index finger on primary hand. digits on secondary hand.)


b

ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ How to sign it

Way to remember

- On both hands put your fingers and thumbs together.

The sign should look like an uppercase B on it’s side.

- Put both hands together so the fingers are touching.


c

ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ How to sign it

Way to remember

- Use your primary hand to make a curved shape.

The sign should look like a backwards C.


d

ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ How to sign it

Way to remember

- Extend secondary index finger.

The sign should look like an uppercase D.

- Hold index finger and thumb of primary hand in a curved position against secondary index finger.


e

ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ How to sign it

Way to remember

- Open your secondary hand.

Second vowel = Second digit

- Use primary index finger to point to secondary index finger.

(All signs for vowels involve pointing digits on secondary hand.)


f

ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ How to sign it

Way to remember

- Extend index and middle fingers on both hands.

There are two horizontal bars on the letter F, the fingers represent these two bars.

- Cross the fingers, with the primary fingers being placed on top.


g

ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ How to sign it

Way to remember

- Make both hands into fists.

The sign is made up of two tiers, like the lower case g.

- Place base of primary hand on top of the secondary hand.


h

ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ How to sign it

Way to remember

- Hold secondary hand open.

The wiping action represents joining one point to another, like the horizontal bar on the uppercase H.

- Move the primary hand from the palm to passed the finger tips.


i

ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ How to sign it

Way to remember

- Open secondary hand.

Third vowel = Third digit

- Use primary index finger to point to secondary middle finger.

(All signs for vowels involve pointing digits on secondary hand.)


j

ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ How to sign it

Way to remember

- Hold secondary hand open.

It should look like you are drawing an invisible J.

- Move index finger from the top of the secondary middle finger to the tip of the thumb.


k

ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ How to sign it

Way to remember

- Extend secondary index finger.

The index fingers should resemble the letter K.

- Bend your index finger and hold the knuckle against your secondary index finger.


l

ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ How to sign it

Way to remember

- Hold secondary hand open.

There is one vertical line used for the letter L, the index finger represents this.

- Extend primary index finger and rest on secondary palm.


m

ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ How to sign it

Way to remember

- Hold secondary hand open.

There are three vertical lines used for lowercase m, the three fingers represents these.

- Extend primary index, middle and ring fingers and rest on palm.


n

ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ How to sign it

Way to remember

- Hold secondary hand open.

There are two vertical lines used for lowercase n, the two fingers represents these.

- Extend primary indexand middle fingers and rest on palm.


o

ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ How to sign it

Way to remember

- Open secondary hand.

Fourth vowel = Fourth digit

- Use primary index finger to point to secondary ring finger.

(All signs for vowels involve pointing digits on secondary hand.)


p

ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ How to sign it

Way to remember

- Extend secondary index finger.

The sign should resemble the shape of the letter P.

- Touch primary thumb and index finger and hold against secondary index finger.


ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ How to sign it

Way to remember

- Make a circle with your secondary index finger and thumb.

Should resemble the shape of an uppercase Q.

- Extend primary index finger and rest on secondary thumb knuckle.

q


ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ How to sign it

Way to remember

- Hold your secondary hand open.

Should resemble the shape of a backwards lowercase r.

- Slightly curve primary index finger and rest on secondary hand palm.

r


ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ s

How to sign it

Way to remember

- Hold secondary hand open and interlock both little fingers.

The little fingers represent the two curves in the letter S.

- Secondary hand should be held higher than primary hand.


ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ How to sign it

Way to remember

- Hold secondary hand open.

The hand represents the top of an uppercase T and the finger represents the vertical line of an uppercase T.

- Extend primary index finger and touch side of secondary hand.

t


ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ How to sign it

Way to remember

- Hold secondary hand open.

Fifth vowel = Fifth digit

- Extend and separate primary index and middle fingers. Rest them on your secondary hand’s palm.

(All signs for vowels involve pointing digits on secondary hand.)

u


ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ How to sign it

Way to remember

- Hold secondary hand open.

The fingers should resemble a V shape.

- Extend and separate primary index and middle fingers. Rest them on secondary palm.

v


ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ How to sign it

Way to remember

- Extend all fingers and separate slightly.

The point that the fingers form represents the middle point of the letter W.

- Hold hands together so fingers interlock.

w


ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ How to sign it

Way to remember

- Extend both index fingers.

The sign should resemble the letter x.

- Cross them over with the primary hand on top.

x


ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ How to sign it

Way to remember

- Hold secondary hand open, palm facing down and thumb separated.

The index fingers and secondary thumb should resemble the letter Y.

- Rest primary index finger on the base secondary thumb.

y


ABCDEFGHIJKLMNOPQRSTUVWXYZ How to sign it

Way to remember

- Hold secondary hand up right.

The shape is the same as the letter Z reflected on it’s side.

- Make primary hand a right angle and rest the finger tips against the palm of secondary hand. .

z

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