Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 26, 2024

Search: BEANS

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
366Higgins (1923) BEANSGRAINGRAIN: Right thumb and index measuring the size of the grain on the tip of the left index. (General sign for all grains).67hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=366&refid=higgins1923
785Long (1918) BEANSBEANSBEANS: Pass the right closed "O" hand along the length of the forefinger of the left "G" hand, with a pecking motion. Note: This sign is used indiscriminately for RICE, OATMEAL, and all kinds of GRAIN.88hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=785&refid=long1918
786Long (1918) BEANS~gs:HULLPEASPEAS: Make sign as above (BEANS); then, grasping the left forefinger near the knuckle with the thumb and forefinger of the right hand, pass the thumb down its length as in motion of hulling the peas.88hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=786&refid=long1918
789Long (1918) BEANS~MASHFLOURFLOUR: Make sign for "grain" (see BEANS), then rub palms of the hands together. XVI,314.88hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=789&refid=long1918
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