Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 26, 2024

Search: DISBELIEVE

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Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
80Higgins (1923) DISBELIEVEDON'T BELIEVEDON'T BELIEVE: Bent right index and middle astride the nose, and bending repeatedly as if scratching the eyelids or pulling them down. (Distrust) (Incredulity).18hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=80&refid=higgins1923
200Long (1918) DISBELIEVEDOUBT, INCREDULITYDOUBT, to express INCREDULITY: Bring the "V" hand up in front of the face with the fore and middle fingers bent toward the end of the nose and held as if about to straddle it; bend and unbend the fingers several times. VI,107.34hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=200&refid=long1918
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