Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 23, 2024


Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
275Higgins (1923) EMBARRASSEDEMBARRASSEDEMBARRASSED: Both "&" hands with tips against the cheeks, and fingers extended upwards along the face as if blushing to roots of hair.51hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=275&refid=higgins1923
168Long (1918) EMBARRASSEDEMBARRASSED, BASHFUL, CONFUSEDEMBARRASSED, BASHFUL, CONFUSED, etc.: Draw forefinger down over the lower lip to indicate color (red), then placing the hands one at the side of either cheek but away from them, push them upward in a shaky motion till the ends are on a level with the top of the head, indicating confusion.30hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=168&refid=long1918
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