How to Sign the Letter T 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 “T” is important because it is the second most common letter and used frequently.

Directions for Signing the Letter T in Sign Language

Hold your dominant hand in a fist, palm facing outward, with your thumb tucked in between the index and middle fingers.

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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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