Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 26, 2024


Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
589Long (1918) SMOOTH(texture)SMOOTH (1)SMOOTH: Hold the "&" hands out and rub the end of the thumb against the ends of the fingers, drawing the hands a little away from each other. This sign also indicates "of fine quality,", Or, (2) First draw the right "G" forefinger across the length of the back of the left hand (held at right angles) and then follow with the sign as above. Or, (3) Draw the right open palm, turned down, across the left open palm turned up.70hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=589&refid=long1918
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