Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 21, 2024

Search: HABIT

BOOKS:
Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
380Higgins (1923) HABITHABITHABIT: Left closed prone hand pointing outward, and right closed prone hand brought down onto left wrist and forcing it down. (Virtue: "Good" "Habit") (Vice: "Bad" "Habit"). 70hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=380&refid=higgins1923
381Higgins (1923) HABITMENTAL HABITMENTAL HABIT: Right index tip to middle of forehead and then "Habit."70hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=381&refid=higgins1923
237Long (1918) HABITHAVE TO, OBLIGATION"HAVE TO," indicating OBLIGATION: Place both "S" hands with wrists one above the other as if bound; press them both downward together. VI,130.37hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=237&refid=long1918
259Long (1918) THINK~HABITHABITHABIT, "Mental slavery": Forefinger at forehead as in "think," then bring "S" hands down, wrists one above the other, expressing the idea of the mind or will being bound. VII,140.39hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=259&refid=long1918
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