Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 27, 2024

Search: BIRD~FLY

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
834Long (1918) BIRD~FLYBIRDBIRD: With the knuckle of the forefinger of the "G" han against the mouth and the finger pointing outward, bring the ends of the forefinger and thumb together to represent the bill, then work the bent arms as wings. XVII,329.92hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=834&refid=long1918
82Michaels (1923) BIRD~FLYBIRDBIRD: 1. Put the back of your hand to your mouth. 2. Move the index finger up and down from the thumb as a bird does in opening its mouth. 3. Spread out your arms, right to the right, left to the left. 4. Flap the hands and arms as a bird does its wings.34hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=82&refid=michaels1923
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