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army

Auslan SignbankDictionary#3842 army
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As a Noun: 1. A large organised group of people who are armed and trained to fight on land in a war. English = army.

telephone, phone, call (telephone)

Auslan SignbankDictionary#4172 telephone.line
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As a Noun: 1. The piece of equipment you use when you talk to someone by telephone. English = telephone. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To dial someone's telephone number and speak to them by telephone. English = telephone, call.

turkey (animal)

Auslan SignbankDictionary#1495 turkey.NSW
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As a Noun: 1. A large bird that is kept on a farm for its meat. English = turkey. 2. The meat of a turkey. English = turkey.

from, since

Auslan SignbankDictionary#2381 from.BSL
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As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To be from a place; to be born at or have spent most of your life in a certain place; to come from a place. As Modifier: 1. Used after some verb (action) signs and before a sign of location or time to indicate where or when the action began. English = from, since.

ten

Auslan SignbankDictionary#2283 ten.bend
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As a Noun: 1. The number between 9 and 11, written 10. English = ten. Note: 1. This form is more likely to be used by older signers and is becoming quite uncommon.

because

Auslan SignbankDictionary#2942 because.TAS
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As Modifier: 1. Used to link or join two sign sentences of which the second is the reason for the events described in the first sentence happening. English = because.

help, assistance, assist

Auslan SignbankDictionary#2421 help.elbow
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As a Noun: 1. The thing or things a person does that makes it easier for someone to do something, especially some physical activity like walking or going up stairs. English = help, assistance. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To make it easier for someone to do something, especially some physical activity like walking or going up stairs. English = help, assist.

interpreter, interpret, interpretation

Auslan SignbankDictionary#111 interpret.fingerspell
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As a Noun: 1. A person whose job it is to listen or watch what someone is saying and translate it immediately into spoken or signed language. English = interpreter, sign language interpreter. 2. An explanation of what something means. English = interpretation. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To translate what someone is saying immediately into spoken or signed language. English = interpret. Note: 1. This sign is a little old fashioned and is increasingly being replaced by the other sign for this meaning.

legal, law

Auslan SignbankDictionary#908 legal1a
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As a Noun: 1. The system of rules that a society or government develops in order to deal with business agreements, social relationships, and crime. An obsolete sign. English = law. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To be related to the law or to be permitted by the law. An obsolete sign. English = (be) legal. Note: 1. We apologise for the poor quality of the video. We intend to re-film all the videos in Auslan Signbank when funds become available. Auslan Signbank is provided free of charge and we wish to keep it this way. If you are able to offer any suggestion for where we may find financial support to implement this and other improvements to Auslan Signbank please contact us by using the "Provide general site feedback" link under the sign video.

current, now, currently

Auslan SignbankDictionary#2673 now.here1a
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As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To be happening, being done, or being used at the present time. English = (be) current. As Modifier: 1. Used next to a verb sign to mean that the action takes place at the present time (at the time of signing), often in contrast to a time in the past or the future. English = now. 2. Used to introduce the time frame for the actions or conditions that are to be described as being at the present time (at the time of signing) in contrast to a past or future time. English = presently, at the moment, currently, nowadays.