Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
March 4, 2024

Search: BROWN

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
115Higgins (1923) BROWNBROWNBROWN: Prone "R" fingers of open hand pointing outward shaken with twisting motion.24hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=115&refid=higgins1923
665Long (1918) BROWNBROWNBROWN: Holding the right "B" hand in front, move it to the right side while working the fingers. Or, (2) Give the shaking motion with the "R" hand, at the same time keeping fingers open.77hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=665&refid=long1918
98Michaels (1923) BROWNBROWNBROWN: 1. Draw the index finger over your eyebrow. 2. Put the palm of one hand to the shirt front. 3. Draw the hand out, meanwhile close the fingers around your thumb. 4. Mix the fingers of both hands in a round about way.37hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=98&refid=michaels1923
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
337McGregor (1913) BROWNN/AAND(int) 1P-IX-PL STOP gs:WAIT (rt)ASK-QUESTION(-to-rt) WHO THERE(rt) BLACK~FACE OR YELLOW OR WHITE~FACE OR BROWN(ctr) gs:NOTHING(exp) gs:NOTHING(exp)34hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=337