Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 21, 2024

Search: DREAM

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
243Higgins (1923) DREAMDISTRACTIONDISTRACTION: Right index tip palm inward applied to forehead, and then moved frontward and wiggled as hand moves off to the right. (Inattention) (Dreaming) (Imagination).46hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=243&refid=higgins1923
194Long (1918) DREAMDREAMDREAM: Place the end of the forefinger upon the forehead as in "think," then draw it away and upward, giving the forefinger a wiggling motion (bending and straightening alternately, rapidly). The sign for "sleep" may be prefixed. VI,102.33hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=194&refid=long1918
172Michaels (1923) DREAMDREAMDREAM: 1. Put the tips of the fingers of one hand to your forehead. 2. Close the eyes. 3. Move the hand upward, revolving or turning it as you do so.51hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=172&refid=michaels1923
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