Signs for NORWAY

Meaning: A country of northern Europe in the western part of the Scandinavian Peninsula.

Pronunciation (sign description): Dominant loose "N" hand (handshape) with the palm down (orientation) in space (location) moves up and down and up in a slightly slanted "N" line (movement). The movement is believed to represent the mountains, not necessarily the letter.

Signs for the cities in Norway: Oslo.

Related signs: Norway is one of the SCANDINAVIAN countries with DENMARK, FINLAND, SWEDEN, and a few others, including Iceland and Greenland.

Deaf Culture and tidbits

Deaf Culture

Norway released a couple of stamps.

Norwegian ILY stamps
"Empty talk bubbles (left) and "ILY" (right) stamps by Norway's posten

The "Empty talk bubbles" stamp of 10 November 2017" refers to "the National Federation for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing" founded in 1917. This organization serves people with hearing needs.

The "ILY" stamp refers to Norway Association for the Deaf founded on 18 May 1918. This association serves Deaf and hard-of-hearing signers. Ref

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