Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 21, 2024


Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
120Higgins (1923) BUTTERFLYBUTTERFLYBUTTERFLY: Both hands crossed at the wrists, palms inward fingers pointing upward, thumbs interlocked, and fingers oscillating.25hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=120&refid=higgins1923
858Long (1918) BUTTERFLYBUTTERFLYBUTTERFLY: Lock the thumbs with the hands crossed, backs down, (the hands being on opposite sides); or, place together the ends of the thumbs of open hands, palms down, and work the hands as the wings of a butterfly. XVII,338.94hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=858&refid=long1918
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