Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 21, 2024

Search: MONKEY

BOOKS:
Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
528Higgins (1923) MONKEYMONKEYMONKEY: Both bent palms toward sides, fingers down and hands as if scratching the sides.94hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=528&refid=higgins1923
855Long (1918) MONKEYMONKEYMONKEY: Strike the hands against the front of the body, near the side, so the ends of the fingers scratch upward, turning them inward as the hands rise against the body; repeat the scratching motion and at the same time put the end of the tongue between the lower front teeth and the lip, pushing it outward to indicate the shape of the monkey's chin. XVII,337.94hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=855&refid=long1918
31Michaels (1923) MONKEYAPEAPE: 1. See monkey. 24hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=31&refid=michaels1923
395Michaels (1923) MONKEYMONKEYMONKEY: 1. Scratch upward on both sides. 2. Fill your cheeks with air. 3. Move the body and head from side to side. 4. Look silly.91hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=395&refid=michaels1923
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