Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 26, 2024

Search: SHORT

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
570Long (1918) SHORTSHORT (1)SHORT: Holding the "G" hands in front and elbows resting against the sides, bring the forefingers toward each other. XII,233.68hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=570&refid=long1918
1056Long (1918) SHORT-DIVISIONDIVIDE (2)DIVIDE (2): For short division, beginning with the end of the thumb of the left "L" hand trace the length of the thumb and forefinger with the end of the forefinger of the right "G" hand, thus indicating the right angle placed under the dividend.115hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=1056&refid=long1918
687Long (1918) SOONTIME (a short of period)TIME (a short period of): Place the right “H” hand, pointing outward, across the left “B” hand held in front pointing toward the right; with a scraping motion move it back and forth along the top of the forefinger og the left hand. 79hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=687&refid=long1918
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