Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 21, 2024


Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
471Long (1918) ABANDONABANDONABANDON (throw aside): Same position of hands (SURRENDER), but throw them at the side as if casting something away.59hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=471&refid=long1918
409Michaels (1923) ABANDONNEGLECTNEGLECT: 1. Cluster the fingers of both hands around the thumbs. 2. Hold the hands near your breast. 3. Move them out in an up and down movement and relax the fingers as if dropping something. Repeat.94hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=409&refid=michaels1923
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