The American Manual Alphabet is a manual alphabet that augments the vocabulary of American Sign Language when spelling individual letters of a word is the preferred or only option, such as with proper names or the titles of works. Letters are signed with the dominant hand, and in most cases with the palm facing the viewer.
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