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Signs for TEXAS
Meaning: A large state in the southwestern United States bordered by Oklahoma to the north, Arkansas and Louisiana to the east, the Gulf of Mexico and Mexico to the south, and New Mexico to the west. Its capital is Austin, and its largest city is Houston.
Pronunciation/articulation: Dominant "X" handshape moves in the "7" shape in space.
Related signs: cities in Texas.
[Note: ASL writing is not an official standard. This sign language writing remains in a state of open space to allow room for experiment, evolution, and improvement.]
Written ASL digit for "TEXAS" contributed by Stuart Thiessen in the ASLwrite community, 2017.
Deaf Culture and tidbits
Did you know that there is a county in Texas called "Deaf Smith County" in honor of the famous American soldier Erastus Smith (1787-1837) aka "Deaf Smith"?
"Deaf Smith" is known for his significant role as a scout and soldier in the Texas Revolution. Learn a bit more about Captain Smith in the post Deaf in the Forces.