Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
March 2, 2024

Search: SHEEP

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
831Long (1918) SHEEPSHEEPSHEEP: Using the right "V" hand as shears, lay the fingers, back down, on the upper side of the left forearm and work the "V" as shears, moving the fingers up the arm toward the elbow. XVII, 327.92hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=831&refid=long1918
341Michaels (1923) SHEEPLAMBLAMB: 1. Use your left forearm as the back of a lamb. 2. Make motion of cutting along it with a pair of scissors, using your index and middle fingers for the scissors. 3. Show height by raising your hand up from the ground. 81hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=341&refid=michaels1923
518Michaels (1923) SHEEPSHEEPSHEEP: 1. See sign for lamb. Denote height.112hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=518&refid=michaels1923
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
37Gallaudet (1910) SHEEPN/AOFTEN ON WAY cl-i:XxXx(coach-ride) TAKE(dn,rep2x,2h-alt) MALE~FEMALE~PEOPLE(rf) MONEY SOMETIMES PLOW TAKE(dn,rep2x,2h-alt,at_rt) SHEEP COW(2h). 4hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=37