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American Sign Language:  "abcs" or "the alphabet."

This page discusses how to express the concept of "the ABC's" and/or how you would sign the concept of "alphabet." 
If instead you would like to learn the fingerspelled ABC's please visit the fingerspelling page


To express the concept of the "ABC's," you spell the individual letters A, B, and C, and then you add the FINGERSPELL sign.



You can also express the concept of "the ABC's" by spelling A-B-C and then signing "through"-(indexing a horizontal list) and then "Z."

If you need to be even "more" clear, you could sign:
ABC through Z  and then use your index fingers to indicate that you are talking about the letters as a "set."

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