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Sign 3250 of 4778
in the Auslan Dictionary
Matches for the word
, praise, popular, favourite, praiseworthy
As a Noun
The good things you say to someone for something they have succeeded in doing or won. English = congratulations.
The quality of something that is liked, known or enjoyed by most people. English = popularity.
Something to which your interest and preference is usually directed; a thing of a particular type that you like most or best; a favourite thing.
As a Verb or Adjective
To say good things to someone because of something they have succeeded in doing or won. English = congratulate.
To be enjoyed or liked by most people. English = (be) popular.
To be deserving of approval at their achievements or qualities. English = (be) praiseworthy.
To be something that your interest and preference is usually directed towards; to be the thing of a particular type that you like most or best. English = (be) favourite.
Used alone to tell someone you are happy at what they have achieved, done or won. English = 'Congratulations!'
If you lift the two hands higher and direct them diagonally upwards, the more praise and congratulations you mean. It is also more appropriate to raise the hands if you mean to praise God.
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