Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 27, 2024

Search: NUT

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
568Higgins (1923) NUTNUTNUT: Thumb tip of right vertical "A" hand placed between the teeth.101hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=568&refid=higgins1923
585Higgins (1923) NUT~cl-trace:A(sole-of-lt-foot)OVER SHOEOVERSHOE: Tip of thumb of right "A" hand between the teeth and then thumb tip traces a half a sole on the left supine palm. (If the shoes have high uppers, indicate them by moving the right palm up the back of the left hand as if up the instep).104hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=585&refid=higgins1923
671Higgins (1923) NUT~ELASTICRUBBERRUBBER: Right vertical "A" hand, palm leftward, snaps thumb tip out from under upper teeth, and then both hands, palms inward, bent indices and middles opposed, drawn apart and brought together again as if stretching a rubber band.118hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=671&refid=higgins1923
1028Long (1918) NUTRUBBERRUBBER: Strike the upper teeth from below with the end of the thumb of the right "A" hand, carrying the hand outward.111hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=1028&refid=long1918
802Long (1918) NUT~gs:CRACK-OPENPEANUTPEANUT: Sign for "nut;" then with the thumb and forefinger of the right hand grasp the end of the forefinger of the left "G" hand and give a twisting motion as in breaking the end of a peanut.89hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=802&refid=long1918
801Long (1918) NUT~ROCKNUTNUT: Bite the end of the right thumb of "A" hand, nail down, and strike the top of the left "S" hand with the right "S."89hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=801&refid=long1918
6Michaels (1923) NUTACORNACORN: 1. Put the index finger point to the first joint of the thumb. 2. Put the tip of the thumb to your teeth. 3. Act as if biting. (Note same sign for all nuts, spell variety).20hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=6&refid=michaels1923
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