Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 24, 2024

Search: USEFUL

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
454Long (1918) USEFULUSE, USEFULUSE, USEFUL: Hold the left open hand out, palm up, but hand slanting 45 degrees; place the palm of the right open hand against the lower edge of the left, so that the fingers touch the back of it; bring the right hand around and let palms touch palms, but do not move the left hand; repeat several times. IX,205.57hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=454&refid=long1918
613Michaels (1923) USEFULUSEFULUSEFUL: 1. Hold your left forearm before you. 2. Put your right palm under the left forearm and give it a lift: help. 3. Bring the palms together. 4. Move the palms forward and backward alternately against each other.129hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=613&refid=michaels1923
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