Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 23, 2024


Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
51Higgins (1923) AUTOMOBILEAUTOAUTO: Hands as if grasping the wheel.13hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=51&refid=higgins1923
524Long (1918) AUTOMOBILEAUTOMOBILEAUTOMOBILE: Make motion of steering an auto. There are variations of this sign according to locality. Some make simply the sign for "machine" that is, with the fingers of the hands locked together in a position of the cogs of a wheel, they are given several half turns together up and down.63hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=524&refid=long1918
46Michaels (1923) AUTOMOBILEAUTOMOBILEAUTOMOBILE: 1. Just make motion of turning the steering wheel of an automobile.26hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=46&refid=michaels1923
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