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  • ASL Fingerspelling Alphabet

    Fingerspelling is a way of spelling words using hand movements. The fingerspelling manual alphabet is used in sign language to spell out names of people and places for which there is not a sign. Fingerspelling can also be used to spell words for signs that the signer does not know the sign for, or to clarify a sign that is not known by the person reading the signer. Fingerspelling signs are often also incorporated into other ASL signs.

    American Sign Language (ASL) uses the one-handed alphabet however some other sign languages use the two-handed alphabet.


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    ASL 1 Handed Fingerspelling Alphabet


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    • A little bit about me is i’m a 17 year old hearing girl who IS IN LOVE WITH ASL and want to do everything in my power to learn it. I’m taking a course in college to learn ASL but would love to make some new friends so I could practice my new skills! I’d love to share knowledge about ASL but am also looking to make some new friends in general who can talk about ASL and anything else! I’ve JUST started learning so I only know basic signs like my name and how are you. I’m trying to learn more from others and practice with others !!
    • Hello! I'm actually deaf and I was wondering what skill level you are at as of right now. I may be young but I am an intermediate HOH signer who can read lips... I am willing to help you learn some basic ASL as well. 
    • Hello! I am HOH and live a deaf life except for school, I don't really want hearing aids and I am an intermediate signer who is willing to take on some beginners and work with them!!  
    • Hi! I'm Stella and I am hearing. I started attempting to learn ASL about 4 years ago. I have been building up my vocabulary and very basic grammar, but I don't often get a chance to practice with other people. Thought I could practice here. I really enjoy conversations and communicating -- even though I can be extremely awkward--, so I thought ASL could be a fun language to learn.
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