Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
March 2, 2024

Search: SELL

BOOKS:
Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
692Higgins (1923) SELLSELLSELL: Both "&" hands fingers pointing down as if holding up something for inspection. (Store).122hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=692&refid=higgins1923
365Long (1918) SELLSELLSELL: With thumbs and fingers together, as if holding something, lift the hands up in front so the ends will bend from the wrists and point down; without moving the arms give the hands a shaking motion outward. VIII,175.49hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=365&refid=long1918
539Long (1918) SELL~AGENTMERCHANTMERCHANT: "Seller." Indicate the kind of merchant by sign for what he sells and add "seller." Thus, grocery-man is literally "sugar seller" or "seller of sugar, food, etc."65hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=539&refid=long1918
515Michaels (1923) SELLSELLSELL: 1. Put the tips of the index finger and thumb together, both hands. 2. Hold the hands near the breast. 3. Move them outward and relax the index fingers from the thumbs as if dropping something. 4. Have a business look.111hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=515&refid=michaels1923
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