Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 21, 2024

Search: COW

BOOKS:
Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
193Higgins (1923) COWCOWCOW: Thumb tip of right vertical "Y" hand placed at side of forehead, palm forward.37hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=193&refid=higgins1923
828Long (1918) COWCOWCOW: Make "horns" on the sides of the head with the "Y" hands. XVII,325.92hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=828&refid=long1918
138Michaels (1923) COWCOWCOW: 1. With the index fingers and thumbs of both hands extended put the thumbs to your temples. 2. Move the hands back and forward: for horns. 3. Go through motion of milking a cow.45hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=138&refid=michaels1923
104Michaels (1923) COW~cl-d:B(small-height)CALFCALF: 1. See cow; indicate height by moving the palm so high from the ground.38hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=104&refid=michaels1923
440Michaels (1923) COW~gs:WHIRL-WHIPOXOX: 1. Sign cow, and instead of making the milking movement, whirl an imaginary whip over your head.98hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=440&refid=michaels1923
FILMS:
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
38Gallaudet (1910) COWN/AOFTEN ON WAY cl-i:XxXx(coach-ride) TAKE(dn,rep2x,2h-alt) MALE~FEMALE~PEOPLE(rf) MONEY SOMETIMES PLOW TAKE(dn,rep2x,2h-alt,at_rt) SHEEP COW(2h). 4hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=38
45Marshall (1920) COWN/Acl-i:BB(place-on-wagon) ON cl-d-trace:11(wagon-wheels,bs:sideways) SMALL(exp), 1P-POSS DAD COW cl-i:XxXx(lasso-above-head) pose:pull-wagon(bs:rt-side) CANT(neg)6hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=marshall&glossid=45