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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.

air, breeze, breezy, airy, atmosphere, mood

Auslan SignbankDictionary#1625 air1b
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animal

Auslan SignbankDictionary#4551 animal
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As a Noun: 1. A living creature such as a dog, lion, or rabbit, rather than a bird, fish, reptile, insect, or human being. English = animal. 2. Any living thing that is not a plant. English = animal.

apple

Auslan SignbankDictionary#1994 apple1a
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As a Noun: 1. A round fruit with a smooth skin and firm white flesh. English = apple. 2. Something which grows on a tree or a bush and which contains seeds or a stone covered by a substance that you can eat. Apples, oranges, grapes, and bananas are examples. English = fruit. Note: 1. Most Auslan signers use this sign for APPLE only and use another sign, found in this dictionary, for FRUIT.

apron

Auslan SignbankDictionary#4230 apron
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As a Noun: 1. A piece of clothing that you put on over the front of your normal clothes and tie round your waist, especially when you are cooking, in order to prevent your clothes from getting dirty. English = apron. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To put on an apron.

ask, request, enquire, enquiry

Auslan SignbankDictionary#195 ask
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As a Noun: 1. Something you have said to someone in the form of a question because you want to know something, or because you want them to do something for you. English = request. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To say something to someone in the form of a question because you want to know something, or because you want them to do something. English = ask, request.

awful, dreadful, disgusting, shameful

Auslan SignbankDictionary#2314 awful-shameful
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As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To be not very good, or not very nice; to be very unpleasant, shocking or bad. English = (be) awful, (be) dreadful. 2. To be extremely unpleasant such that you cannot look at something and often enough to make you feel physically sick. English = (be) disgusting. 3. (Of people's actions or attitudes) to be so bad that the person ought to feel uncomfortable because they have done or said something wrong or embarrassing for themselves and others. English = (be) shameful. Interactive: 1. Used alone to mean that you are very sorry that something happened, especially unfortunate to someone else. English = 'Shame!'

badge

Auslan SignbankDictionary#3314 badge
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As a Noun: 1. A small, usually circular, piece of metal or cloth which you attach to your clothes. It often has messages or designs on it. English = badge. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To wear small, usually circular, piece of metal or cloth which you attach to your clothes. It often has messages or designs on it.

baseball, softball

Auslan SignbankDictionary#3896 baseball
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As a Noun: 1. A game played by two teams of nine players. Each player from one team hits a ball with a bat and then tries to run round all four bases before the other team can get the ball back. English = baseball. 2. A form of baseball played with a larger and softer ball. English = softball. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To play baseball, or softball. 2. To strike a baseball with the bat.

beaded necklace, beads

Auslan SignbankDictionary#58 beads1a
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General Definition: 1. Any thing worn around the neck or going around the neck, such as a necklace or the collar or neck line of a garment; or any thing or any action directly or indirectly associated with this, particularly if made of beads. As a Noun: 1. Small, often round, pieces of coloured glass, wood, or plastic with a hole through the middle and put together on a piece of string or wire to make a necklace. English = beads, beaded necklace. 2. A piece of jewellery worn around the neck. English = necklace. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To wear a necklace made of beads.