ASL sign for: Russian

Most of these signs are signed loanwords from signed languages of Deaf people in Russia and eastern Europe.

Meaning: Of or relating to Russia, its people, or their language.

Same sign as RUSSIA.

Some name signs of the Russians: Vladimir Putin (1952-), Vladimir Lenin (1870-1924), Joseph Stalin (1878-1953, the dictator of the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics (USSR) from 1929 to 1953)...


These signs were used in some of Eastern Europeans.

Meaning: a name sign of Leonid Brezhnew (1906-1982) who was a Soviet communist leader.


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Georgraphy: There may be regional variations of some ASL words across the regions of North America. Note that many loanwords/signs are borrowed from other countries if not available in ASL.