Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 23, 2024


Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
391Higgins (1923) HARVESTHARVESTHARVEST: Left hand grasps the stalk and the right cuts down across with corn-knife.71hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=391&refid=higgins1923
402Long (1918) HARVESTHARVESTHARVEST: Reach out left hand and grasp imaginary stalks of grain and with the forefinger of right crooked like a sickle make motion of cutting stalks.52hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=402&refid=long1918
238Michaels (1923) HARVESTGATHERGATHER: 1. Extend your right hand with the palm turned down. 2. Move the fingers around the thumb, as if taking hold of something. 3. Draw the hand toward you and put it between the left forearm held in front of you and your breast. 4. Repeat the movements two or three times.62hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=238&refid=michaels1923
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