Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 21, 2024

Search: PIG

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
608Higgins (1923) PIGPIGPIG: Back of right prone hand under the chin, fingers pointing leftward, and hand wobbled to indicate the wallowing of the animal in the mire. (Immodest) (Impure) (Nasty) (Immoral).108hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=608&refid=higgins1923
832Long (1918) PIGHOG, PIGHOG, PIG: Place the back of the open right hand under the chin with fingers pointing halfway between the left and the front and shake the end of the hand up and down. XVII,328.92hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=832&refid=long1918
295Michaels (1923) PIGHOGHOG: 1. Put the back of the right hand to the chin. 2. Move the fingers of the right hand outward on the palm of the left hand: as a hog rooting. 3. Show height by moving the palm up so high from the ground.74hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=295&refid=michaels1923
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