Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 21, 2024

Search: INDIAN

BOOKS:
Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
434Higgins (1923) INDIANINDIANINDIAN: Joined index and thumb tips of right hand at the lobe of the ear and then at the nostrils to indicate the rings worn by some Indians. (Sometimes this sign is used to denote the "Cent").78hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=434&refid=higgins1923
966Long (1918) INDIANINDIANINDIAN: Place the end of the thumb and forefinger of the closed "O" hand on the end of the nose and then carry it around and place it similarly against the ear. XX,376.105hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=966&refid=long1918
FILMS:
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
309Erd (1913) INDIANN/ATHEN INDIAN CLASS(rt) cl-p:55(walking-in-line,-to-lt) cl:BB(bring-and-lay-body-in-ground,lt) PUT(lt) BELOW(lt) LAND~cl:55(cover-up,lt) BODY 3P-POSS(lt) M-I-N-N-E-H-A-H-A.32hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=309