Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 27, 2024


Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
499Higgins (1923) MALE~cl-d:B(height)MANMAN: The right hand as if grasping peak of hat, or thumb tip of right "A" hand at side of forehead, and prone hand to indicate height. (Men: "Man" and prone hand passed along as if over the heads of the men.) (Boys: Men but prone hand lower).89hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=499&refid=higgins1923
71Long (1918) MALE~cl-d:B(height)MANMAN: The sign for "male" is usually sufficient, but to be exact the hand is then brought out indicating a man's height.21hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=71&refid=long1918
370Michaels (1923) MALE~cl-d:B(height)MANMAN: 1. Make the sign of male. 2. Hold the hand out to or above the level of your head.87hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=370&refid=michaels1923
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