Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 23, 2024

Search: FALSE

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
304Higgins (1923) FALSEFALSEFALSE: Right vertical index pushed across the lips from right to left.57hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=304&refid=higgins1923
616Long (1918) FALSEFALSE, A LIE (1)FALSE, A LIE: Move the forefinger of the right "G" hand, held lengthwise, across the mouth from right to left with finger pointing toward the left. XII,247.72hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=616&refid=long1918
617Long (1918) FALSEFALSE, A LIE (2)FALSE, A LIE (2): Move the tip of the finger held perpendicularly across the same way. This indicates a less heinous falsehood, a “fib,” or softens the accusation, and is ised in preference to “lie” when speaking of imitations or false material.73hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=617&refid=long1918
1112Long (1918) FALSE~FRIENDHYPOCRITEHYPOCRITE: False, friend.121hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=1112&refid=long1918
1110Long (1918) FALSE~TRUSTHERESYHERESY: False, faith.121hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=1110&refid=long1918
208Michaels (1923) FALSEFIBFIB: 1. Pass the index finger of either hand from one corner of the mouth to the other in a brushing way. 58hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=208&refid=michaels1923
356Michaels (1923) FALSELIELIE: 1. Pass the right index finger from the right corner of the mouth along the lips and beyond the left corner in a quick movement. 2. Have expression of sorrow or regret. (Fib): 1. Put the right index finger held perpendicular to the right corner of your mouth, and brush or push it along your lips to and beyond the left corner of the mouth.85hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=356&refid=michaels1923
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