Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 27, 2024


Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
442Higgins (1923) INTRODUCEINTRODUCEINTRODUCE: Both indices vertical at the sides, palm towards palm, hands brought together and right index turned prone onto left index, crosswise, left index also prone.80hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=442&refid=higgins1923
386Long (1918) INTRODUCEINTRODUCEINTRODUCE: Extend one open hand out (palm up) toward the front side and the other hand toward the other side and then bring the hands toward each other. (Each hand represents a person introduced.) The idea of a simple introduction may be expressed by using simply one hand.51hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=386&refid=long1918
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
6Regensburg (1913) INTRODUCEN/ALADY GENTLEMAN(l-hand) 2P-HON, NOW 1P-IX-PL(rf) INTRODUCE D-R G T D-O-U-G-H-E-R-T-Y O-F C-H-I-C-A-G-O I-L-L1hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=regensburg&glossid=6