Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
March 4, 2024


Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
226Higgins (1923) DECREASEDECREASEDECREASE: Palms brought together from above and below, or from the sides to show decrease. (Condense) (Make brief). 43hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=226&refid=higgins1923
477Higgins (1923) DECREASELESSLESS: "Abstain" or both palms brought towards each other with a few jerks.86hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=477&refid=higgins1923
417Long (1918) DECREASEDECREASE, GROW SMALLERDECREASE, GRADUALLY GROW SMALLER: Hold the open hands out, one down and the other quite a distance above it, palms facing; gradually draw the hands toward each other, giving them a bellows-like motion. IX,195.54hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=417&refid=long1918
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