AFRICA

(as in "the continent")

Sign Notice

This is the ASL sign for AFRICA. Some consider this sign to be controversial and not politically correct, while others prefer this sign. Those who have an issue with this sign feel the sign, which is signed at the nose, is making fun of Africans' noses. However, others feel the sign, which is similar to the sign for BEAUTIFUL, symbolizes "Africa is Beautiful.” Look at the variation of AFRICA with the sign type of “other” to see how AFRICA is signed in Africa.

What is being signed (English Meaning)

AFRICA (as in "the continent")


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This Sign is Used to Say (Sign Synonyms)
  • AFRICA (as in "the continent")

Example Sentence

I am planning a trip to Africa next year.


Sign Notice

This is the ASL sign for AFRICA. Some consider this sign to be controversial and not politically correct, while others prefer this sign. Those who have an issue with this sign feel the sign, which is signed at the nose, is making fun of Africans' noses. However, others feel the sign, which is similar to the sign for BEAUTIFUL, symbolizes "Africa is Beautiful.” Look at the variation of AFRICA with the sign type of “other” to see how AFRICA is signed in Africa.


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