Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 27, 2024

Search: NEGRO

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
547Higgins (1923) NEGRONEGRONEGRO: Tip of right vertical index pressing tip of nose, to indicate soft flat nose of race. (Sometimes middle tip of open hand instead of index tip is used.)97hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=547&refid=higgins1923
955Long (1918) NEGRONEGRONEGRO: Place the fingers of the "N" hand upon the end of the nose, and rock it from side to side with a twisting motion. XX,372.105hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=955&refid=long1918
14Michaels (1923) BLACK~NEGRO~gs:SKINAFRICAAFRICA: 1. Draw the index finger along your eye brow: black. 2. Press your middle finger against the nose: negro. 3. Close the fingers of the right hand with the thumb on the index finger. 4. Move the right hand in a circle over the back of the left hand.21hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=14&refid=michaels1923
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