How to Sign the Letter G in Sign Language

The sign language alphabet forms the basis of communication in sign language. By understanding and using the alphabet signs, you can spell out words, names, and specific terms that may not have their own unique sign. The letter “G” is one of the most popular letters and seen frequently in acronyms and gerunds in sign language.

Directions for Signing the Letter G in Sign Language

Hold your dominant hand in a fist, palm facing sideways with knuckles lined up vertically. Curl in your middle, ring and pinky fingers while your index finger and thumb should stick straight out parallel to each other.

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Learn how to sign the rest of the alphabet:
A | B | C | DEF | G | H | I | JK | L | M | N | OP | Q | R | S | T | U | V | W | X | Y | Z

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