BSL Sign Language Dictionary

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How to sign: the event of dying or departure from life
"her death came as a terrible shock"; "upon your decease the capital will pass to your grandchildren";

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Similiar / Same: death

Categories: alteration, change, modification

Within this category: Crucifixion, fatality, martyrdom, megadeath, passing, wrongful death


How to sign: pass from physical life and lose all all bodily attributes and functions necessary to sustain life
"She died from cancer"; "They children perished in the fire"; "The patient went peacefully";

die in BSL Watch how to sign die in British Sign Language
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See also: die out, die off, die out, die off, die back, die down, die down

Similiar / Same: die, perish, pass away, expire, exit, go, pass

Categories: change state, turn

Within this category: buy it, drown, fall, kick the bucket, predecease, starve, succumb, suffocate

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