How to sign oh in American Sign Language

Sign #1 (1 of 2)

Sign Instructions:

Sign the letters "O" and "H".

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for oh
Keep your index, middle, ring, and pinky fingers together and straight, bend them all at the knuckle at a 90-degree angle, and reach your thumb to the tip of your index finger.
Dominant Handshape for oh
Extend your index and middle fingers while keeping them together, folding the other fingers into your palm.

Sign #2 (2 of 2)

Sign Instructions:

With your hand in front of you and your palm oriented away from yourself, slightly move your hand down a couple of times.

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Dominant Handshapes for this sign

Dominant Handshape for oh
Extend the thumb and pinky finger straight out, folding the other fingers into the palm.

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