Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 23, 2024

Search: OBEY

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
570Higgins (1923) OBEYOBEYOBEY: Both supine "A" hands held up and then lowered and becoming open supine, fingers pointing outward. (Serve).101hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=570&refid=higgins1923
146Long (1918) OBEYOBEYOBEY (idea of submission to authority): Hold "A" hands in front, backs down; let both hands drop, opening them the while; some carry the hands up toward right shoulder and drop from there. IV,70.28hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=146&refid=long1918
424Michaels (1923) OBEYOBEYOBEY: 1. Put the fingers of both hands to the forehead. 2. Move the hands forward and downward. 3. Bow the head in a submissive way.96hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=424&refid=michaels1923
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