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boy

Auslan SignbankDictionary#449 BOY.NTH
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As a Noun: 1. A male human child. English = boy. 2. A young male. Informal English = boy. Note: 1. Community feedback and evidence from the Auslan Corpus suggests that this northern dialect sign for 'boy' is still being used only by older signers. Most Auslan signers now use the other sign listed in Auslan Signbank for the keyword ‘boy’.

China, Chinese

Auslan SignbankDictionary#470 China
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As a Noun: 1. A country in East Asia south of the Russian Federation and north of Vietnam. English = China. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To be from or relate to China. English = (be) Chinese.

Christmas, Santa Claus, Father Christmas

Auslan SignbankDictionary#3154 Christmas1a
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As a Noun: 1. The Christian festival on the 25th of December when the birth of Jesus Christ is celebrated. English = Christmas. 2. An imaginary old man with a long white beard and a red coat. Young children believe that he brings them their presents at Christmas. English = Santa Claus, Father Christmas. Augmented Meaning: 1. A very long bushy beard.

love

Auslan SignbankDictionary#4546 I-love-you
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Interactive: 1. Used alone as a symbol of Deaf pride or as a public gesture expressing solidarity and friendship with the people you are addressing, often translated as 'I love you.'

India, Indian

Auslan SignbankDictionary#337 India1b
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not matter, matter not, doesn't matter, never mind, anyway, however, despite

Auslan SignbankDictionary#2218 MATTER-NOT
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Interactive: 1. Used to try to reassure your addressee when they are worried or concerned about something. English = 'Never mind', 'Don't worry', 'It's not important', and so on. 2. Used in response to your addressee's questions expressing concern for you when you want them to stop worrying or tell them everything is okay. English = 'It doesn't matter', 'No problems', 'Forget about it' As Modifier: 1. Used at the beginning or end of the first of two sign phrases to mean that what you say in the second phrase is surprising given the first phrase. English = despite, despite that. 2. Used between two sign sentences (or to introduce a sign sentence which is opposed to your partner's comments or to earlier one's you have made) to mean that what follows in the second or subsequent sentences is surprising. English = however, anyway.

Mormon

Auslan SignbankDictionary#1629 Mormon
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As a Noun: 1. A person who belongs to the religious group called the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. English = Mormon. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. Of or relating to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints. English = (be) Mormon.

Philippines, Filipino

Auslan SignbankDictionary#2494 Philippines.sleves
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As a Noun: 1. A country in south east Asia in the Pacific Ocean east of Vietnam. English = the Philippines. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To be someone from the Philippines or something relating to the Philippines. English = Filipino.

Saint Gabriels

Auslan SignbankDictionary#193 Saint-Gabriels
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As a Noun: 1. A private Catholic school for the deaf in Sydney (NSW, Australia), called Saint Gabriel's School for the Deaf.

Scotland, Scot, Scots, Scottish

Auslan SignbankDictionary#2210 Scotland.cheek1a
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As a Noun: 1. The country to the north of England, called Scotland. 2. A person from Scotland. English = Scot, Scots. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To belong to or relate to Scotland. English = (be) Scottish, (be) Scots.