How to Sign the Letter N in Sign Language

Learning the alphabet helps in the process of learning and remembering other signs. Many signs in sign language are formed by combining hand shapes from the alphabet, so having a solid understanding of the alphabet makes it easier to recognize and remember those signs. The letter “N” is commonly used in many words and acronyms and is an important letter to know how to sign.

Directions for Signing the Letter N in Sign Language

Hold your dominant hand in a fist, palm facing outward, with thumb tucked under first two fingers then rests on top of the ring finger, with the two fingers’ bumps reminding us of the letter “n.” Signing the letter “N” is very similar to signing the letter “M.”

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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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