Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 26, 2024


Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
957Higgins (1923) TBDMAGNIFICENT"Polite" with both hands moved out-up-down to sides, fingers oscillating.157hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=957&refid=higgins1923
640Long (1918) MAGNIFICENTMAGNIFICENTMAGNIFICENT: Place the "5" hands pointing outward with thumbs against the body just above the waist-line and one hand on either side; draw the hands up almost to the level of the shoulders and then let them fall away; while the hands are moving upward give the fingers a vibrating motion. The sign may be made with one hand only.74hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=640&refid=long1918
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