Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 26, 2024


Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
433Higgins (1923) cl-d:BB(increase)INCREASEINCREASE: Palms separated up and down or to the sides to show increase. (Amplify) (Expand).78hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=433&refid=higgins1923
297Higgins (1923) INCREASEEXTRAEXTRA: Right index and middle pointing outward, left index and middle pointing rightward, both palms downward, right hand moved right-up-left-down so that right index and middle rest crosswise on left index and middle, palms still down; or, make sign for "Add."55hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=297&refid=higgins1923
445Long (1918) ADDADD, INCREASE ADD, INCREASE: Place the "&" hands, one on other, fingers meeting; let the right hand rise and fall against the left, lifting both up meanwhile. 56hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=445&refid=long1918
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