Signs for HUNGARY

Meaning: a landlocked country in Central Europe.

Learner tip: The ASL sign is similar to the sign HUNGRY, but the difference is that HUNGRY has one movement while the sign HUNGARY has two.

Used in ISL; it may be used by Deaf global-trotters and travelers. Not used in ASL.

Variation used in ISL; may be used by Deaf global-trotters and travelers. Not used in ASL.

These two signs used in ISL are also published in the WFD (World Federation of the Deaf)'s Country Names book.

Deaf Culture and tidbits

Deaf Bragging Rights

Ildiko Ujlaky-Rejto (1937-) is a Hungarian deaf fencer and Hungarian Olympic champion and world champion foil fencer. She represented Hungary in several Olympic Games from 1964 to 1976 and world champtionships from 1959 to 1973. She won a number of medals. -- Wikipedia

Adam Kosa (1975-) is a Hungarian politician and Member of the European Parliament from Hungary. He is the first Deaf European politician signer at the European Parliament. -- Wikipedia

Dr. Gregely Tapolczai (1975-) is a deaf Hungarian politician, member of the National Assembly. He is the first signer at the Hungarian Parliament. Wikipedia

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