BSL Sign Language Dictionary

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root

How to sign: the place where something begins, where it springs into being
"the Italian beginning of the Renaissance"; "Jupiter was the origin of the radiation"; "Pittsburgh is the source of the Ohio River"; "communism's Russian root";

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origin in BSL Watch how to sign origin in British Sign Language
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source in BSL Watch how to sign source in British Sign Language
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Similiar / Same: origin, source, rootage, beginning

Categories: point

Within this category: derivation, spring, fountainhead, headwaters, wellhead, jumping-off place, birthplace, home, point source, trail head

root

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

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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: ancestor, antecedent, ascendant, ascendent

Categories: relative, relation

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

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