Keywords: fingerspelling, spelling, fingerspell, spell

Sign Definition

As a Noun

1. A conventional use of handshapes (usually involving both hands) to form the letters of the alphabet with which to spell out words on the hands. English = fingerspelling.
2. The correct order of letters in a word, represented by fingerspelling, writing or speaking. English = spelling.

As a Verb or Adjective

1. To use a conventional arrangement of handshapes (usually involving both hands) to form the letters of the alphabet with which you can spell out words on your hands. English = fingerspell.
2. To fingerspell, write or speak the individual letters of a word in the correct order. English = spell.