Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 21, 2024

Search: BLAME

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Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
6Higgins (1923) BLAMEACCUSEACCUSE: Right "A" hand, thumb upward, resting on the back of prone left hand, and then right hand is thrown at person accused.5hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=6&refid=higgins1923
92Higgins (1923) BLAMEBLAMEBLAME: Right "A" hand, thumb upward, resting on the back of prone left hand, left fingers pointing rightward. (Fault) (Found) (Cause) (Establish) (Foundation).20hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=92&refid=higgins1923
239Long (1918) BLAMEBLAMEBLAME: Place the "A" hand upon the back of the extended left thumb end up. To express the idea of ACCUSE, while making the sign extend both hands toward the person who is blamed. To ACKNOWLEDGE ONESELF to BLAME, bring the sign toward you, placing the hands almost against the breast. INNOCENCE is expressed by making the sign for "blame" and "not;" or, as usual, opening the hands and dropping them away from the position of the sign. VI,131.37hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=239&refid=long1918
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