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American Sign Language: "letter"

A piece of mail.  A letter:
Hold the right "A" hand up near your mouth as if your thumb were a stamp that you just recently licked.  Then place the stamp on the "envelope" represented by your left hand.

"a letter" / "a piece of mail" (noun form)


Postage, or "a stamp."

Post Office:
To sign "post office" simply fingerspell "P-O."

Note: The sign for letter as in a piece of mail is different from the sign for "letter of the alphabet." 

See: LETTER-of alphabet

Also see: MAIL

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