Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
March 4, 2024

Search: GOAT

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
357Higgins (1923) GOATGOATGOAT: Bent fingers of right vertical "V" hand, back against chin, and then to forehead and upward as fingers straighten.66hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=357&refid=higgins1923
833Long (1918) GOATGOATGOAT: Place the back of the right "V" hand against the chin so the knuckles touch the end of the chin; quickly raise the right hand now and strike the backs of the fingers in the bent "V" against the forehead, then straighten out the fingers, bringing them upward and outward and throwing the hand away from the forehead.92hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=833&refid=long1918
251Michaels (1923) GOATGOATGOAT: 1. Make motion of stroking a long goatee with the right hand. 2. Touch the forehead with the index and middle fingers. 3. Throw the hand backward over your head. 4. Butt against the palm of the left hand with your right fist.65hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=251&refid=michaels1923
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