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X in Sign Language – Video & Image Included

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Today, we’re going to learn how to say X in sign language. You’re not going to say it as much as you’re going to spell it.

The way we spell individual letters in sign language is called fingerspelling. It’s different for every sign language. However, we’ll only deal with British Sign Language or BSL today.

So let’s get started.

X in Sign Language

Watch the entire video, which we’ve included below.

Don’t worry if it goes too quickly for you. We will cover each stage in further detail below.

Remember that BSL is a two-handed sign language before we begin. That implies you’ll be communicating with both hands.

There are signs where we use our dominant hand to create one motion and our non-dominant hand to conclude the sign with aiding movements. Don’t change your dominant hand in the middle of a sign. This will confuse the person with whom you are chatting.

Do the following now.

British Sign Language interpreter in a normal posture

1. Start with a normal posture.

BSL tuotor with index fingers of both the hands crossing each other

2. Lift both your hands up with your palm facing each other.

3. Curl all your fingers into a fist except for your index fingers. Cross them like the image above, pointing up diagonally.

4. Say the letter as you’re signing it. That’s the fingerspelling process for the letter ‘X’ in BSL.


So, that’s how we sign X in British Sign Language. Check that the person you’re speaking with can see you clearly. Anyone may easily misinterpret the message if the signer’s motions are not clearly seen. If you want to learn the sign, you must practice consistently; otherwise, you risk forgetting it over time.

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