The Modern Ukulele Method Online Instructor for Beginners and Advanced Students Page: 117

An Illustrated Uke tutorial with Songs, Sheet Music & Chords by May Singhi Breen
(the original Ukulele Lady).

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Glissando. (This sign will be used to indicate sliding from one chord position
to the other.)
Omit playing the string thus marked.
The small bar indicates two strings are to be held down with one finger.
The large bar indicates that all of the strings are to be held down
with one finger.
The numbers found beside or above the dots indicate the fingers used
to hold this string down.
The numbers found at the left of the diagram are the fret numbers.
(To be used with or without Felt Pick)
(See Page 27 for advanced strokes)
Wrist and fingers must be flexible for good tone.
Common stroke is recommended for the beginner. Do not move wrist up
and down, but strike downward with the index finger of the right hand from
the knuckle, going down on the back of the nail, and following upward on
the fleshy cushion of the same finger.
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