Signs for STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN
Meaning: The capital city of Sweden.
Pronunciation/articulation: Dominant "5-claw" handshape, palm down, on the top of the head, moves upward away from the head.
A signed loanword from Swedish SL. Video contributed by Mats Jonsson of Sweden.
Note: not to be confused by the similar sign for William Stokoe (name sign).
Related signs: SWEDEN.
Deaf Culture and tidbits
This website Handspeak was selected one of finalists in the Stockholm Challenge Award Finalists 2001 in the Culture and Entertainment category.
Stockholm Challenge (1994-2010) is "an international award programme for innovative use of IT. The focus is on how IT can benefit to people and society -- technology itself is not the issue but rather the enabler. Stockholm Challenge welcomes projects that use IT in an innovative way within their own sector." -- tigweb.org (quoted in 2022).
Deaflympics was hosted in Stockholm, Sweden from August 24 to 27, 1939.