Definition: A qualified practitioner of medicine; a physician.
Same sign for PHYSICIAN.
Learner Tip: Do NOT use this sign for Dr. as in the honorific. Use a different sign (fs-DR). See the video below.
Meaning: written abbreviation for Doctor.
This ASL sign refers to the honorific name as in Dr. Last-Name. Not everyone with a PhD degree is a physician! It refers to people who have doctorate degrees.
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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