Keywords: resuscitate

Sign Definition

Definition in Auslan

As a Verb or Adjective

1. To RESUSCITATE means to revive a person who has lost consciousness, for example by blowing air into their lungs or pressing on their chest to keep blood moving in their body.


1. The signer in the video is giving an Auslan explanation of the English term RESUSCITATE. There appears to be no commonly used Auslan sign for RESUSCITATE (but some signers represent this visually using depicting signs, once they have established the topic). If you know a sign for RESUSCITATE used by you or other Auslan users (deaf people or interpreters) please go to "Report missing sign" and supply details. Thank you.