Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
March 4, 2024

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Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
480Higgins (1923) LETTERLETTERLETTER: Thumb tip of right "A" hands from lip to left supine palm near the end of left index, left fingers pointing outward.86hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=480&refid=higgins1923
250Long (1918) LETTERLETTERLETTER: Close right hand and extend thumb; wet the palm end of thumb on tongue and then throw it against the open left hand as if sticking on the stamp. (With end of thumb representing a stamp, wet on tongue and stick it on open left hand as on a letter). VII, 135.39hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=250&refid=long1918
355Michaels (1923) LETTERLETTERLETTER: 1. Put the palm part of the right thumb against your tongue, then press down in the palm of the left hand with the thumb, as if pressing down a stamp.83hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=355&refid=michaels1923
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