manual alphabet definition

  • noun:
    • An alphabet employed for communication by hearing-impaired men and women for which finger jobs represent the letters.
    • An alphabet whoever letters are represented by jobs of hand and fingers.
    • An alphabet of signs made by movement of the hands, used by the deaf; in it letters tend to be represented by hand jobs. See dactylology.
    • an alphabet utilized by the deaf; letters tend to be represented by finger positions

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