Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
March 4, 2024

Search: PRAISE

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
621Higgins (1923) PRAISEPRAISEPRAISE: Left supine palm elevated, fingers pointing outward, and fingers of prone left hand patted up and down on the left palm. (Applause) (Approbation) (Congratulate) (Commend).110hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=621&refid=higgins1923
241Long (1918) PRAISEPRAISE, COMMEND, CONGRATULATE, APPROBATIONPRAISE, COMMEND, CONGRATULATE, EXPRESS APPROBATION, etc.: Extend left open hand out in front, palm up; and clap it with the open right. The sign for "good" sometimes precedes the sign.38hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=241&refid=long1918
466Michaels (1923) PRAISEPRAISEPRAISE: 1. Clap the hands toward the object.102hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=466&refid=michaels1923
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
49Fox (1915) PRAISEN/AEND 3P-IX(rt) LECTURE 3P-IX(rf) gs:GO~gs:SIT(-to-rt), ONE(l-hand) FRIEND gs:TAP-3P(-to-rt) PRAISE(-to-rt) GIVE-GIFT(rt) DET-IX(rt) LECTURE BEAUTIFUL(l-hand)7hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fox&glossid=49