Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 26, 2024


Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
487Long (1918) FISHINGFISHFISH: Sign for the animal "fish," place the end of the left open hand against the right forearm with the right hand extended outward, move the right hand from side to side like the tail of a fish in swimming; then make motion as if lifting a fish-pole in the hands.60hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=487&refid=long1918
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
131Gallaudet (1910) FISHINGN/AONE DAY(1h) J-O-H-N(l-hand) GOING INITIAL-W~WAY(trace-wavy-path) NAME W-A-T-E-R-S-L-I-D-E FOR FISHING 12hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=131