This answer provides a screen capture of the Treaty of Bajor, ending the Dominion War, as well as showing a Founder signing it.

Of course, we can assume that the representatives of the Federation, Romulus, Klingon Empire, and Bajor all signed their name, which is customary (at least for us).

But changelings lack names (except Odo). So what exactly does the Changeling's signature say?

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    What I find interesting is that, despite being party to the treaty and arguably the most affected by it, there's no Cardassian delegate's signature. Granted that it couldn't be Damar or anyone else the audience has heard of, but still.
    – Cadence
    Commented Apr 12, 2022 at 17:57
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    @Cadence - Cardassia is, at this point in the proceedings, a member of the Dominion and hence bound by their signature.
    – Valorum
    Commented Apr 12, 2022 at 18:37
  • @Valorum in which case they'd have to move to the Gamma Quadrant, per the terms of the treaty
    – OrangeDog
    Commented Apr 12, 2022 at 18:54
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    @OrangeDog - Ah, but it also says that "The Cardassian government would be returned to the control of the Detapa Council." as of the ratification of the treaty and that "The Dominion will end its occupation of the Cardassian Union, reestablishing the Cardassian Union as a free and independent state.", again, as of the ratification of the treaty (and, presumably therefore, not before).
    – Valorum
    Commented Apr 12, 2022 at 19:00

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The only signature that's readable in English is Admiral Ross'. The others are written in different languages, although the Founders' signature also appears to be in English (or possibly letters that merely happen to look like English letters).

If I had to guess, it's

"Fr D"

Which is possibly an abbreviation of "Founder of the Dominion" (noting that the text directly above where she's signed says "For the FOUNDERS OF THE DOMINION")

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    Maybe her name is secretly Fred
    – Valorum
    Commented Apr 12, 2022 at 18:46
  • It looks like whoever wrote the Federation signature also wrote the Founders signature, which is a little disappointing from a production standpoint.
    – Burhan Ali
    Commented Apr 15, 2022 at 22:17
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    @BurhanAli - The prop is barely visible in the show. You should consider yourself lucky that it's got actual words on it at all
    – Valorum
    Commented Apr 15, 2022 at 22:18

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