fingerspelling

[ fing-ger-spel-ing ]
/ ˈfɪŋ gərˌspɛl ɪŋ /

noun

the communication in sign language of a word or other expression by rendering its written form letter by letter in a manual alphabet.

Origin of fingerspelling

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