ASL name sign given for U.S. President Barack Obama.
This name sign is adopted by the American Deaf community. There was a couple of unofficial signs, but this one is more preferred. The handshape "O" represents Obama's initial surname and the second handshape represents the American flag behind "O" in the campaign. It's inspired by Obama's logo in his campaign for president: O for Obama and the 4 handshape with the wavy motion for the flag.
Other name signs for former U.S. presidents: Ronald Reagan." />
ASL signs for the category of countries, including continents.
ASL signs for the category of cities around the world plus states and provinces in North America. Note that many loanwords/signs are borrowed from other countries if not available in ASL.
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