Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 26, 2024


Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
808Long (1918) RED~BERRYSTRAWBERRYSTRAWBERRY: Make sign for "red" (draw forefinger across lip); grasp the thumb of the left "A" hand from the back with the right hand so that the fingers of the right clasp those of the left and the end of the right thumb nail rests against the back of the knuckle of the left thumb, thus indicating the size of the berry.90hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=808&refid=long1918
73Michaels (1923) STRAWBERRYBERRYBERRY: 1. Put the tip of your index finger on the middle joint of your thumb. 2. Put the thumb to the mouth. 3. Smack your lips as if tasting. 4. Go through motion of picking berries and putting to the lips.32hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=73&refid=michaels1923
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