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Dictionary of New Zealand Sign Language

The first Dictionary of New Zealand Sign Language is an online resource hosted by Victoria University of Wellington. Viewers can click on a sign and see a video of a person using it in an utterance. This is the video for 'house'. The man is signing the phrase: ‘The house is old and falling apart. It needs to be fixed up and painted’. 

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How to cite this page:

Janet Holmes, 'Linguistics - Vocabulary studies and applied linguistics', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 3 October 2023)

Story by Janet Holmes, published 22 Oct 2014