ASL sign for: Israel

Meaning: A country between Jordan and the Mediterranean Sea.

Pronunciation (sign description): Dominant "I" hand (handshape), palm facing left if right-handed (orientation), the tip of "I" handshape in initial contact with the side of chin (location), moves down a bit and then moves down a bit again on the other side of the chin (movement).

Same sign for Israeli: of or relating to the people or the republic of Israel.

Related signs: HEBREW, JEW/JEWISH.


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