Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
April 24, 2024

Search: SAY~VOW

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
632Higgins (1923) SAY~VOWPROMISEPROMISE: Right index tip pointing leftward, moved under the lips as if rolling the words from the mouth, then vertical right hand as in the taking of an oath.111hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=632&refid=higgins1923
280Higgins (1923) SAY~VOW~APPOINTMENTENGAGEMENTENGAGEMENT: Right index pointing leftward under lips as if rolling words from mouth, then right hand raised as if taking oath, then closed right hand moves in circle horizontally and prone above prone closed left hand and rests crossed on left wrist which it pushes down a trifle. (The second part as in picture "3" & "4" is often used alone).52hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=280&refid=higgins1923
1159Long (1918) SAY~VOW~TO~GODVOWVOW: Promise to God.123hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=1159&refid=long1918
472Michaels (1923) SAY~VOWPROMISEPROMISE: 1. Put your right index finger across your lips. 2. Move the hand above the head a little outward. 3. Spread out the fingers. 4. Have a solemn look. 103hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=472&refid=michaels1923
622Michaels (1923) SAY~VOWVOWVOW: 1. See promise.131hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=622&refid=michaels1923
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