BSL Sign Language Dictionary

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dig

How to sign: turn up, loosen, or remove earth
"Dig we must"; "turn over the soil for aeration";

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See also: dig out, dig up, pitch in, dig in, excavate, turn up

Similiar / Same: delve, cut into, turn over

Categories: remove, take, take away, withdraw

Within this category: furrow, rout, spade, shovel, trowel, burrow

dig

How to sign: remove the inner part or the core of
"the mining company wants to excavate the hillsite";

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Similiar / Same: hollow, excavate

Categories: remove, take, take away, withdraw

Within this category: drive, trench

dig

How to sign: poke or thrust abruptly
"he jabbed his finger into her ribs";

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See also: horn in, intrude into, meddle with, poke into

Similiar / Same: jab, poke, prod, stab

Categories: thrust

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