The sign for "white" (as in the color white) starts as a flat
hand with the thumb extended. As you pull the hand away from your chest,
change the shape so that your thumb is touching the fingers.
Here's a view from an angle so you can see the back side of
The sign for "white" can be modified to mean
"Caucasian" and/or "pale." To sign "Caucasian" or
"pale," you do the sign "WHITE" then you throw the whiteness in your face.
For an example, see: CAUCASIAN