Home Button

announce, notify, advise, proclaim, report, announcement, notification, proclamation

Auslan SignbankDictionary#426 announce1a
#auslan-signbank #everywhere #wa #nt #sa #qld #nsw #act #vic #tas #b92.directional #morph.end-directional-sign #phonology.onehand #semantic.language-act
As a Noun: 1. A public statement which gives information about something that has happened or that will happen; or the act of telling people about such. English = announcement, proclamation. 2. A public announcement about something important, particularly from the government. Formal English = proclamation. 3. Official information about something or some event. English = notification. 4. A written, spoken or signed account of an event or a situation, especially one that has been prepared and made public in an official capacity or as part of your work. English = report. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To tell people about something publicly or officially. English = announce, proclaim. 2. To tell people about something important publicly or officially, especially on behalf of the government. Formal English = proclaim. 3. To tell everyone about something; to make known to a lot of people. English = notify, advise. 4. To make a written, spoken or signed account of an event or a situation, especially if done in an official capacity or as a part of work. English = report.

ask, request, enquire, enquiry

Auslan SignbankDictionary#195 ask
#auslan-signbank #everywhere #wa #nt #sa #qld #nsw #act #vic #tas #b92.directional #iconicity.opaque #lexis.signed-english #morph.end-directional-sign #morph.orientating-sign #phonology.onehand #semantic.language-act
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.

letter, missive, correspondence, application, correspond, apply

Auslan SignbankDictionary#3408 correspond1a
#auslan-signbank #everywhere #wa #nt #sa #qld #nsw #act #vic #tas #b92.directional #phonology.dominant-hand-only #phonology.two-handed #semantic.language-act
As a Noun: 1. A message written on a piece of paper and which has been sent to someone, usually through the post. English = letter, missive, correspondence. 2. A formal written request to someone to ask to have something, especially a job from an employer. English = application. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To send a written message on a piece of paper to someone, usually through the post. English = correspond. 2. To write formally to someone to ask to have something, especially to an employer for a job. English = apply.

deny, innocent

Auslan SignbankDictionary#1683 deny
#auslan-signbank #everywhere #wa #nt #sa #qld #nsw #act #vic #tas #b92.directional #lexis.signed-english #phonology.onehand #semantic.language-act
As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To say that something is not true, especially to say that it is not you who did something. English = deny. 2. To be not guilty or not responsible for a crime, misdemeanour, or wrong-doing. English = (be) innocent.

enquiry, inquiry, enquire, inquire

Auslan SignbankDictionary#242 enquiry
#auslan-signbank #everywhere #wa #nt #sa #qld #nsw #act #vic #tas #b92.directional #phonology.alternating #phonology.double-handed #phonology.symmetrical #semantic.language-act
As a Noun: 1. The process of asking about something in order to find out information about it. English = enquiry, inquiry. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To ask about something in order to find out information about it. English = enquire, inquire. Augmented Meaning: 1. To ask lots of questions over a period of time.

lie, liar

Auslan SignbankDictionary#442 liar
#auslan-signbank #everywhere #wa #nt #sa #qld #nsw #act #vic #tas #b92.directional #iconicity.opaque #lexis.signed-english #phonology.onehand #semantic.language-act
As a Noun: 1. Something that someone says which they know is untrue. English = lie. 2. A person who says things which they know are untrue; a person who tells lies. English = liar. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To say something which you know is untrue. English = lie

order (command), instruction, command

Auslan SignbankDictionary#427 order
#auslan-signbank #everywhere #wa #nt #sa #qld #nsw #act #vic #tas #b92.directional #lexis.signed-english #morph.end-directional-sign #phonology.onehand #semantic.language-act
As a Noun: 1. The act of telling someone to do something with the expectation that they will obey you. English = order. 2. The actual instruction or instructions you give to someone and which you expect them to follow. English = order, instruction. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To tell someone to do something with the expectation that they will obey you. English = order. 2. To ask for something, which you are going to pay for, to be brought to you or sent to you. English = order, put on order, place an order.

preacher, sermon, preach

Auslan SignbankDictionary#438 preach
#auslan-signbank #everywhere #wa #nt #sa #qld #nsw #act #vic #tas #b92.directional #lexis.signed-english #phonology.onehand #religion.religion #semantic.language-act
As a Noun: 1. A person, usually a member of the clergy, who preaches sermons as part of a church service. English = preacher. 2. A talk on a religious or moral subject during a church service; a talk which tries to persuade other people to accept a belief or to take a course of action. English = sermon. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To give a talk on a religious or moral subject during a church service; to try to persuade other people to accept a belief or to take a course of action. English = preach.

signature, sign

Auslan SignbankDictionary#4439 signature.name
#auslan-signbank #everywhere #wa #nt #sa #qld #nsw #act #vic #tas #b92.directional #lexis.signed-english #phonology.dominant-hand-only #phonology.two-handed #semantic.language-act
As a Noun: 1. Your name when you write it in your own characteristic way. English = signature. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To write your name on a document, usually at the end or in a special place. English = sign.

speech, speaker, speak

Auslan SignbankDictionary#425 speak
#auslan-signbank #everywhere #wa #nt #sa #qld #nsw #act #vic #tas #b92.directional #lexis.signed-english #phonology.onehand #semantic.language-act
As a Noun: 1. A person who is speaking or is able to speak. As a Verb or Adjective: 1. To use your voice in order to say words which form part of a text or a conversation. English = speak. 2. To know a (spoken) language and to be able to have a conversation in it. English = speak.