Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 26, 2024

Search: LADY

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
76Long (1918) FEMALE~FANCYLADYLADY: Sign for "female" and finish as in "gentleman."21hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=76&refid=long1918
339Michaels (1923) FEMALE~FANCYLADYLADY: 1. Draw the thumb from near the temple along the cheek to near the chin. 2. Spread out the fingers of the hand. 3. Touch the breast with the tip of the thumb once or twice.80hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=339&refid=michaels1923
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
1Regensburg (1913) LADYN/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=1