Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
March 4, 2024

Search: PRIEST

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
626Higgins (1923) PRIESTPRIESTPRIEST: Hands palm to palm but indices and thumb tips of each hand joined, hands moved apart to sides and back agan as the priest does at the Oremus before the Pater Noster, in the Mass. ("Father" or "Reverend").110hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=626&refid=higgins1923
913Long (1918) PRIESTPRIESTPRIEST: Place the ends of the forefingers of the "G" hands, one at either side near the shoulder; draw them down held against the body until they reach just above the waist-line, then draw them toward the center till they meet. XIX,358. Or, (2) Placing the "4" hand against the breast, palm to self and fingers pointing up, draw down nearly to waist; place hand again at breast, but fingers pointing toward the left, then draw across breast to the right.100hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=913&refid=long1918
1134Long (1918) PRIESTPRIESTPRIEST: Both "F" hands are brought together as at the "Oremus." (The closed thumb and index fingers of the "F" hand denote consecrated hands and "F" is also the initial of "Father.") XXX,456.122hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=1134&refid=long1918
1136Long (1918) PRIEST~CONTROLRECTORRECTOR: After the sign for priest follow with the sign for "Rule."122hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=1136&refid=long1918
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