Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 23, 2024

Search: BRIGHT

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
112Higgins (1923) BRIGHTBRIGHTBRIGHT: Right "&" finger tips at corner of eye, fingers oscillate as hand moves off to the right. (Glistening) (Shining) (Light) (Glory) (Glorious).24hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=112&refid=higgins1923
600Long (1918) BRIGHTBRIGHT, GLISTENINGBRIGHT, GLISTENING (as to condition): Hold the "5" hand out till the ends of the fingers come nearly together; draw the hands upward and outward toward the side, giving the fingers a rapid motion like that made when playing a piano. The idea is that the fingers represent scintillating beams of light. Or, (2) Using one hand ("5"), draw it upward from left to right, describing a semi-circle, and give it a waving or twisting motion all the while. XII,244.71hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=600&refid=long1918
875Long (1918) BRIGHTLIGHT (bright)LIGHT: Hold the "&" hands out in front and somewhat elevated, pointing out and touching at the ends; push the hands out and to the side, opening the hands to "5." XXII,407.96hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=875&refid=long1918
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