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How to sign: someone from whom you are descended (but usually more remote than a grandparent)

ancestor in BSL Watch how to sign ancestor in British Sign Language
ancestor - SignStation
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ancestors in BSL Watch how to sign ancestors in British Sign Language
ancestors - University of Wolverhampton
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Similiar / Same: antecedent, ascendant, ascendent, root

Categories: relation, relative

Within this category: ancestress, forebear, forefather, foremother, progenitor

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