Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 23, 2024


Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
864Higgins (1923) FASCINATEYIELDYIELD: Thumb tips and index tips of both open hands joined, the right before the face and as if to take hold of nose, and the left before the chest. Both hands drawn frontward, and body showing an inclination to follow. (Fascinate) (Eyes may show fascination by object).152hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=864&refid=higgins1923
144Long (1918) FASCINATEFASCINATEFASCINATE: Bring the hand up before the face, with fingers extended except the thumb and forefinger which are brought together as if about to grasp something; bring them nearly together and then draw out slowly from the face (giving the idea of drawing the attention out), giving the face an intent or concentrated look.27hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=144&refid=long1918
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