Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 21, 2024

Search: ELEPHANT

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Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
843Long (1918) ELEPHANTELEPHANTELEPHANT: Extend the whole arm from the front of the face, pushing the hand first up near the face and then outward and down to represent the trunk.93hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=843&refid=long1918
187Michaels (1923) ELEPHANTELEPHANTELEPHANT: 1. Pass the back of your right hand outward and downward from your nose. 2. Move the hanging down hand and arm from side to side: imitating the elephant moving its trunk. 3. Imitate the heavy strutting walk of an elephant, using your hands for the forefeet.54hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=187&refid=michaels1923
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