Keywords: pregnancy, pregnant
As a Noun
1. The condition or period of time during which a female has a baby or babies developing in her body. English = pregnancy.
As a Verb or Adjective
1. Of women and female animals, to have a baby or babies developing in your body. English = (be) pregnant.
1. Look at the other signs that match the keyword search ‘pregnant’ in Auslan Signbank. Those signs more likely to be used for ‘pregnant’ by deaf Auslan users. The sign shown here is more likely to be used for ‘farm’ by Auslan signers (search under keyword ‘farm’ to see the matches). The sign shown here is used for ‘pregnant’ by a few younger signers who have only learned to sign via teachers and parents who are more familiar with the artificial Australasian Signed English system (which is used in some schools) than with Auslan (which is used in the deaf community).