Indigenous signs for cities in Saudi Arabia (المملكة العربية السعودية)

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Explanation of glossing system used
(to understand how I describe the signs in this dictionary)

Jeddah (جده)
[S], PO > signer, FO > NDS, touches chin from below + [1], PO down, FO > NDS, touches below mouth. To see still pictures of this sign, go to تعلّم لغة الإشارة وساعد في نشرها - منتديات الجزيرة توك and search for "Jeddah".

Mecca (مكة)
(2h)[B], PO > signer, FOs up, move together to and fro. For a video of this Saudi sign, see

Medina (المدينة المنورة)
[1], PO away, FO up, touches ear and moves > DS, repeat. For a video of this Saudi sign, see

Riyadh (الرياض)
(2h)[bC], POs ><, FOs away, descend while approaching each other. For a video of this sign, go to