BSL Sign Language Dictionary

Search and compare thousands of words and phrases in British Sign Language (BSL). The largest collection online.

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GCSE Vocabulary

Starting in 2025 BSL will be offered as a GCSE subject. Below is a list of the English translations of 1000 commonly used BSL signs that students are expected to know. In this online dictionary these words are marked with a GCSE vocabulary label.

Modal verbs


Name signs