Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 21, 2024

Search: OWE

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
223Higgins (1923) OWEDEBTDEBT: Right index tip placed on left supine palm and then both hands moved toward creditor or away from debtor. (Owe) (Due) ("Demand" is the same sign made emphatically).42hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=223&refid=higgins1923
366Long (1918) OWEOWE, DUEOWE, TO INDICATE SOMETHING IS DUE ANOTHER: Place the end of forefinger of right "G" hand in palm of the left held upward; in this position move both hands forward toward imaginary person. To indicate the debt is due to oneself, with hands in similar position draw them toward you. VIII,176.49hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=366&refid=long1918
496Long (1918) OWETAXTAX: Strike the end of the forefinger of the right "G" hand in the upward turned palm of the open left several times.61hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=496&refid=long1918
495Long (1918) OWE~CHARGEFINE, CHARGEFINE, CHARGE: Place the end of the forefinger of the right "G" hand against the open left hand, palm up; draw the right hand away, crook the finger, and strike the end of the joint downward against the palm of the open left hand, now turned toward self, allowing the right hand to pass down past the left.61hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=495&refid=long1918
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