Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 26, 2024

Search: SWEET

BOOKS:
Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
755Higgins (1923) SWEETSWEETSWEET: Right index and middle tips drawn down on the lips. (Candy) (Sugar).133hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=755&refid=higgins1923
129Long (1918) SWEETSWEETSWEET (including size, form, etc., as well as taste): Draw the ends of the fore and middle fingers, held together downward, across the center of the mouth. Used in connection with "smell" this means fragrant, etc. IV,59.26hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=129&refid=long1918
556Michaels (1923) SWEETSWEETSWEET: 1. Move the fingers of one hand downward over your lips two or three times. 2. Lick your lips a little with the tongue. 3. Have a pleasant look.119hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=556&refid=michaels1923
FILMS:
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
37McGregor (1912) SWEETN/Abs:-to-rt W-H-Y(slow,int) NEGATIVE GIVE-2P SWEET cl-d-trace:1onB(cake)?6hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_cake&glossid=37