ASL sign for: culture

Definition: culture as in social customs, behavior patterns, arts, beliefs, and values.

A neologism of the 2016, slowly replacing the existing sign.

"A language divorced from its culture is like a body without a soul." -- Bilingual researcher Colin Baker, 2006.

"Without a legitimately recognized language, there is no culture; without a culture, there is no self-identity; without a self-identity, you just go on trying to be what others demand you to be." -- Lou Fant.

Printable for culture

ASL printable for culture