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finger alphabet

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Definition of finger alphabet in English:

noun

A form of sign language using the fingers to spell out words.
Example sentences
  • These magnets help one to learn the Manual Finger Alphabet, the basis for all sign language.
  • The animation is demonstrated using a simple application, which interprets text using the international finger alphabet.

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