Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 21, 2024

Search: CAT

BOOKS:
Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
140Higgins (1923) CATCATCAT: Joined indices and thumb tips at either side of mouth as if pulling at the whiskers of cat.28hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=140&refid=higgins1923
830Long (1918) CATCATCAT: Place the closed "O" hands on the lip, one on either side of the mouth, and with thumbs and forefingers pull imaginary "whiskers." XVII,326.92hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=830&refid=long1918
846Long (1918) CAT~cl-d-trace:L:(stripe-on-chest)TIGERTIGER: Make sign for "cat" and then with the forefinger and thumb held an inch apart indicate the stripes by rubbing against the body.93hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=846&refid=long1918
112Michaels (1923) CATCATCAT: 1. With the index fingers and thumbs of both hands extended, put them to your mouth. 2. Let the tips of the index fingers and thumbs touch over the middle of the lips. 3. Draw the right hand to the right and the left hand to the left simultaneously. 4. Stroke the back of the left hand with the right palm.39hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=112&refid=michaels1923
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