Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 21, 2024

Search: CROSS

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
198Higgins (1923) CROSSCROSSCROSS: Trace cross with right "C" hand, thumb and index following edge of beam. (Crucifix: "Cross" "Jesus" and outstretched arms).38hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=198&refid=higgins1923
125Long (1918) MADCROSSCROSS: Place the hand, pointing upward before the face, palm to it; bend the fingers toward face like the talons of an eagle, repeating motion several times, and add meaning by expression of the face. IV,57.26hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=125&refid=long1918
1152Long (1918) NEAT~CROSS~WAYSTATIONSSTATIONS: Holy, cross, way.123hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=1152&refid=long1918
142Michaels (1923) MADCROSSCROSS: 1. Hold the right palm before your face and draw in the fingers. 2. Move the hand downward and up, as if scratching the face, repeat. 45hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=142&refid=michaels1923
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
659Hotchkiss (1913) HANG-ON-CROSSN/ASAY, pn:JESUS cl-i:S//B(spike-in-lt-hand), cl-i:S//B(spike-in-rt-hand) gs:HANG-ON-CROSS DIE(2h)61hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=659