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C in Sign Language – Video & Image Included

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What is the letter C in sign language? How to say “C” in sign language or rather spell C? In case you’re unaware, in sign language, every letter of the alphabet has a unique way of communicating. Today, we will talk about that in terms of the letter C.

The alphabet is the first step when learning British Sign Language (BSL). This makes it possible to use BSL in more contexts.

The idea of the sign language alphabet and fingerspelling may be familiar if you are part of the deaf community or have previously interacted with deaf people.


Words can be spelt using hand motions called “fingerspelling.” In sign language, names of people and places that do not have signs are expressed using the manual fingerspelling alphabet.

Fingerspelling can be used to spell words on signs that the signer is unable to read or to explain a sign that the reader is unable to understand. Other BSL signals often include finger spelling signs.

While other sign languages use the one-handed alphabet, British Sign Language or BSL uses the two-handed form.

C in Sign Language

So now let’s dive into our main topic: How to say “C” in sign language?

First, watch the video which is given below.

Please keep in mind that we will only be discussing British Sign Language (BSL) in this article.

Now, follow the steps given below.

C in sign language usa

  1. Start with a normal posture.

C in sign language uk

  1. Raise your right hand.
  2. Use your thumb and index finger to create a “C” shape.
  3. Say the letter “C” while doing the sign.


So, that’s how we sign C in British Sign Language. When you are signing, keep a lovely smile on your face to make an immediate connection with your audience. Check if the person you are conversing with can see you properly. Last but not least, make sure you practise consistently if you want to master the sign.

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