Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 26, 2024

Search: EGG

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
272Higgins (1923) EGGEGGEGG: Right index and middle struck onto left index and middle, both hands being edgewise, after striking, the hands are separated to the sides in an upward-sideward-downward semicircle.51hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=272&refid=higgins1923
824Long (1918) EGGEGGEGG: Cross the fingers of the "H" hands in front of you; drop them and let the hands fall apart. It is better to strike the top fingers against the bottom as if cracking the shell.91hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=824&refid=long1918
184Michaels (1923) EGGEGGEGG: 1. Use your index and middle fingers as a knife or spoon. 2. Strike on an imaginary egg held between the thumb and index finger of the left hand. 3. Go through the motion of pulling or breaking an egg shell and dropping the contents.53hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=184&refid=michaels1923
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