Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 24, 2024

Search: SISTER

BOOKS:
Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
705Higgins (1923) FEMALE~SAMESISTERSISTER-IN-LAW: Right thumb tip of "A" hand at lower jaw and "Same" and "Law." (Sister: The first two parts of this sign).124hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=705&refid=higgins1923
706Higgins (1923) SISTER-IN-LAWSISTER-IN-LAWSISTER-IN-LAW: Right thumb tip of "A" hand at lower jaw and "Same" and "Law."124hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=706&refid=higgins1923
86Long (1918) FEMALE~SAMESISTERSISTER: Sign for "woman;" then same as "brother." III,38.22hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=86&refid=long1918
90Long (1918) SISTER-IN-LAWSISTER-IN-LAWSISTER-IN-LAW: "Sister" and "law."22hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=90&refid=long1918
527Michaels (1923) FEMALE~SAMESISTERSISTER: 1. Move the point of the thumb from near the ear down the cheek to the chin: female. 2. Strike the index fingers together lengthwise.113hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=527&refid=michaels1923
FILMS:
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
599McGregor (1913) SISTERN/AWORTH THING MOST ON EARTH gs:WHAT? SERVE TO OTHER OTHER(arc) 1P-POSS-PL BROTHer(glitch) 1P-POSS-PL BROTHER SISTER.56hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=599