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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’.

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.

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.

Spain, Spanish, castanets, flamenco

Auslan SignbankDictionary#2493 Spain.flamenco
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As a Noun: 1. A country in south west Europe, east of Portugal and south of France, called Spain. 2. A Spanish musical instrument which consists of two small round pieces of wood or plastic connected by a cord. You hold them in your hand and knock the pieces together to make a noise. English = castanet, castanets. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To be someone or something from or relating to Spain. English = (be) Spanish. 2. To play castanets.

UFO

Auslan SignbankDictionary#191 UFO
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As a Noun: 1. An object seen in the sky or landing on earth which cannot be identified and which some people believe to be a spaceship from another planet. English = UFO, unidentified flying object. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. Of a UFO, to move in the sky. 2. Of a flying object, to look like a UFO.

Waratah

Auslan SignbankDictionary#1515 Waratah
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As a Noun: 1. A Roman Catholic school for the deaf at Waratah in the Australian state of New South Wales, called the Rosary Convent School. 2. A town near Newcastle, in New South Wales, called Waratah.