Learning to Fingerspell the Sign Language Alphabet

1
Initialize the J

Sign Language - Letter J - 1
Sign Language - Letter J - 1. © Jamie Berke

A letter J is drawn in the air like a lowercase j, without the dot. Start with your pinky finger in the air as with the letter I.

2
Start moving down

Sign Language - Letter J - 2
Sign Language - Letter J - 2. © Jamie Berke

Start moving down to draw the J.

3
Make the curve

Sign Language Letter J - 3
Sign Language - Letter J - 3. © Jamie Berke

Make a curve as you draw your finger down in the air.

4
Complete the arc

Sign Language - Letter J - 4
Sign Language - Letter J - 4. © Jamie Berke

Complete the arc of the J by drawing your finger upwards.

A-I J K-T U-Y Z

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