Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 23, 2024

Search: CURSE

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
207Higgins (1923) CURSECURSECURSE (Blaspheme): Right hand as if taking something from mouth and throwing it heavenward. 40hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=207&refid=higgins1923
906Higgins (1923) TBDCURSE"Wish" "Evil" "To" "Other" (Also see "Curse" in first part.)156hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=906&refid=higgins1923
916Long (1918) CURSESWEAR, CURSESWEAR, CURSE: Bring the palm of the "5" hand up to the mouth, closing it to "S;" draw it away and bring it down with some force. XIX,360.101hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=916&refid=long1918
148Michaels (1923) CONTEMPTCURSECURSE: 1. Close the middle, third, and little fingers of the right hand. 2. Put the thumb and index finger of the same hand to the mouth and throw the hand down vehemently as throwing some thing to the ground. Frown.46hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=148&refid=michaels1923
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