Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 21, 2024

Search: BONE

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
102Higgins (1923) BONEBONEBONE: Point index tip to teeth with striking motion, or point to prominent knuckles of closed left hand.22hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=102&refid=higgins1923
737Higgins (1923) BONE~STATUESTATUESTATUE: "Bone" or "Stone" and the little finger tips of both "I" hands trace a form in the air.130hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=737&refid=higgins1923
1021Long (1918) BONEBONEBONE (or anything hard like porcelain, etc.): Strike the front teeth with the end of the forefinger of the right hand.110hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=1021&refid=long1918
1022Long (1918) BONE~cl-d:BB(outline-dish-from-tips-to-heel)DISHDISH: Sign for "bone," then with the ends of the hands together draw them toward self in a curve, bringing the heels together and thus indicating the round shape of a dish.111hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=1022&refid=long1918
319Michaels (1923) BONE~IRONIRONIRON: 1. Touch the teeth with the index finger of the right hand: hard. 2. Strike in a gliding manner on the thumb and index finger of the left hand wtih the right fist.77hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=319&refid=michaels1923
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
320Hubbard (1913) SHAPE~BONE~SCULPTUREN/ADEAF ALL PAY(2h,ctr) MAKE 3P-POSS(rf) SHAPE~BONE~SCULPTURE cl-i:SS(place-statue-to-lt) IN(lc) COLLEGE(lc) CRUCIFY(rf)~CHURCH(lc) STILL(lc) NOW(lc).35hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hubbard&glossid=320