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wanderings, wander

Auslan SignbankDictionary#559 wander
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As a Noun: 1. Journeys made from place to place without staying in one place for a long time and without following a set route. English = wanderings. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To travel around from place to place without staying in one place for a long time and without following a set route. English = wander.

slur, sign badly

Auslan SignbankDictionary#1762 slur
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As a Noun: 1. Signing which is very bad and unclear, either because you have not learned to sign well or perhaps because you are nervous, distracted or intoxicated. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To sign in an unclear and sloppy way, either because you have not learned to sign well or perhaps because you are nervous, distracted or intoxicated. English = slur, slur one's words.

across, cross (go across), run over

Auslan SignbankDictionary#2837 across-surface
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As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To move or travel from one side of a thing to the other side of a thing. English = go across, cross. 2. To move or travel over something in a vehicle. 3. To go over something in a vehicle, especially a car, which you are not meant to drive over (such as a person or an animal). English = run over.

agree, agreement, appointment, suit (agree with), covenant

Auslan SignbankDictionary#3360 agree1a
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As a Noun: 1. The same opinion or idea about something shared between two or more people. English = agreement, accord. 2. A set time two or more people formally decide to meet and do something, especially when connected with work. English = appointment. 3. In biblical usage, the agreement of God with man as set forth in the Old and New Testaments. Formal religious English = covenant. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To share the same idea or opinion between two or more people. English = agree. 2. To formally fix a set time between two or more people to meet and do something, especially something related to work. English = make an appointment. 3. (When speaking of clothes) to look good and appropriate on a person; (when speaking of food or medicine) to taste good and not make you feel sick or nauseous. English = suit, agree with.

area, place (location), region, part, district, field, whereabouts, thereabouts, approximate, roundabout, general, generally

Auslan SignbankDictionary#1696 area1a
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As a Noun: 1. A particular bit of some space (such as a room, building, city, country, or the world). English = part, area, district, region, place. 2. A particular subject or area of activity or interest. English = field. 3. The place where a person or thing is located or to be found. English = whereabouts. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To be located in a general area or in a particular area of a place (if already mentioned). English = (be) thereabouts. 2. Of a location, number or quantity , to be close to the truth but not exactly. English = (be) approximate, (be) roundabout, (be) general. As Modifier: 1. Used to introduce a statement that involves only the main features of something and not its details. English = generally.

bottom, bed (seabed), bed (riverbed)

Auslan SignbankDictionary#2882 bottom
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As a Noun: 1. The lowest part of something; the lowest layer or thing in a series; the least powerful or important level in an organisation; the worst student in a class. English = bottom. 2. The ground at the bottom of the sea or a river. English = sea bed, river bed. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To be or be located at the lowest part of something; to be the lowest layer or thing in a series; to have the least powerful or least important level in an organisation; to be the worst student in a class. English = (be) bottom. 2. To be located on the ground at the bottom of the sea or a river.

bottom, floor, bed (seabed), bed (riverbed), base

Auslan SignbankDictionary#4092 bottom.minimum
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As a Noun: 1. The lowest part of something, as far away from the top as possible. English = bottom. 2. The ground at the bottom of a body of water (river, lake, or sea); or the area at the bottom of a container. English = floor, bed; base. 3. The least powerful or important level in an organisation or the lowest point on a scale. English = bottom. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To go to or be located at the lowest part of something, as far away from the top as is possible. English = (be) on the bottom of something. 2. To go to or be located at the bottom of a body of water (river, lake, or sea); or to go to or be located on the area at the bottom of a container. English = sink to the floor, sink to the bottom. 3. To be located in the least powerful or important level in an organisation, the lowest point on a scale, or to be the worst student in a class. English = (be) on the bottom of, (be) bottom of.

face, facing, face to face

Auslan SignbankDictionary#2471 facing
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As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To have the front of two things or people in the direction of each other. English = face, (be) facing, (be) face to face. 2. To be obliged to deal with something difficult or unpleasant. English = face, face up to.

front

Auslan SignbankDictionary#2595 front.BB
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As a Noun: 1. The part of something that faces you or faces forward, or that you normally see or use. English = front. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To be located in that part of a thing (classroom, theatre, car, etc) which is as far as you can go and still face the direction in which most people normally sit or in which the thing normally moves. English = (be) in the front.

inside, internal

Auslan SignbankDictionary#892 inside1a
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General Definition: 1. To go from one side of a barrier, wall or other such structure, to the other side, or any action or any thing directly or indirectly associated with this, especially being inside of something. As a Noun: 1. The part of a container or building which is surrounded by its sides (a fence, wall or other enclosure). English = inside. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To be in that part of a container, room, or building which is surrounded by its sides (such as a fence, wall or other enclosure). English = (be) inside. 2. To go from the outside to the inside of some container or building. English = go inside. 3. To happen, come from, or exist inside a place, person, or area of activity. English = (be) internal. As Modifier: 1. Used immediately next to a verb to mean the direction someone or something moves, from outside to inside. English = inside.