How to Sign the Letter O in Sign Language

The alphabet serves as a bridge to literacy in sign language. Just like learning to read and write in spoken languages, learning the sign language alphabet provides the foundation for reading and writing in sign language. The letter “O” is a vowel and one of the most commonly signed letters.

Directions for Signing the Letter O in Sign Language

Curve your dominant hand, palm facing sideways, curving all fingers and touching them to the thumb, making the shape of the letter “O”.

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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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