Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 21, 2024

Search: LION

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
485Higgins (1923) LIONLIONLION: Right bent fingers over head and shaken as they move back down, as if through the hair of the lion's mane.87hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=485&refid=higgins1923
845Long (1918) LIONLIONLION: Place the bent "5" hand above the forehead, palm side down, and draw it above and over the head toward the back, shaking the hand at the same time. XVII,332.93hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=845&refid=long1918
847Long (1918) LION~cl:5:(spots-on-body)LEOPARDLEOPARD: Make sign for "cat" and then strike the side with the ends of the fingers of the bent "5" hand to indicate the leopard's spots.93hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=847&refid=long1918
358Michaels (1923) LIONLIONLION: 1. Look fierce. 2. Draw the bent in fingers up from near the chin over the face and head. 3. Quickly move both hands with palms outward in front of you and use your fingers as claws.85hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=358&refid=michaels1923
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