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Sign 3574 of 5171
in the Auslan Dictionary
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, popularity, congratulate, 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.
What you say, sign or write to express approval at someone's achievements or qualities. English = praise, compliment.
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.
The quality of something that is liked, known or enjoyed by most people. English = popularity.
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 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.
To be deserving of approval at their achievements or qualities. English = (be) praiseworthy.
Used alone to tell someone you are happy at what they have achieved, done or won. English = 'Congratulations!', 'Good for you'.
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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