Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 23, 2024


Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
171Higgins (1923) COMPARECOMPARECOMPARE: Hold out hands in horizontal plane, palms upward, and then draw one against the other, looking at the same as if comparing. (Contrast).33hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=171&refid=higgins1923
508Long (1918) COMPARECOMPARECOMPARE: Holding the open hands outward and lifted at an angle of 45 degrees, breast high, palms opposite, bring them inward and up before you side by side as if looking at and comparing the palms.62hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=508&refid=long1918
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