Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
June 6, 2023


Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
530Higgins (1923) ROCK~cl-d:55(mountain)MOUNTAINMOUNTAIN: "Hard" and both hands as if placed on the mountain and moved down the sides. (Move the hands upawrd to meet and the mountain peak will be indicated.)94hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=530&refid=higgins1923
887Long (1918) ROCK~cl-d:55(mountain)MOUNTAINMOUNTAIN: Strike the back of the left "S" hand with the back of the right "S" hand; then extend the open hands, palms down, toward the left, tilt them and lift them upward, following the side of an imaginary mountain; turn to cross the top and then bring the hands down on the other side of the "mountain," thus having traced its shape with the hands. Note that the left hand proceeds first and the right follows it.97hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=887&refid=long1918
401Michaels (1923) ROCK~cl-d:55(mountain)MOUNTAINMOUNTAIN: 1. Strike on the back of your left fist wtih your right fist. 2. Move both hands with the fingers extended upward and almost perpendicular. 3. Look upward in awe.92hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=401&refid=michaels1923
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