Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 26, 2024

Search: TURKEY

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
798Higgins (1923) TURKEYTURKEYTURKEY: Tips of thumb and index of right prone "F" hand placed at the nose, then right "G" hand pointing downward placed on the breast, right palm rightward.140hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=798&refid=higgins1923
950Long (1918) pn:TURKEYTURKEY (the nation)TURKEY: Place the closed "C" hand a little above the forehead, thus representing the crescent.104hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=950&refid=long1918
837Long (1918) TURKEYTURKEYTURKEY: Grasp the bridge of the nose between the thumb and forefinger of the right hand and pull away with a pinching motion; then hold the forefinger of the right "G" hand pendant from the breast.93hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=837&refid=long1918
601Michaels (1923) pn:TURKEYTURKEY (nation)TURKEY (nation): 1. Form the crescent "C" and put it to your forehead.127hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=601&refid=michaels1923
600Michaels (1923) TURKEYTURKEY (fowl)TURKEY (fowl): 1. Sign hen. 2. Hang the index finger of one hand down from your nose. 3. Move the finger from side to side.127hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=600&refid=michaels1923
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