Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 26, 2024

Search: VALLEY

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
809Higgins (1923) VALLEYVALLEYVALLEY: Both hands supine, finger tips touching to form valley and both hands moved forward to the sides, as if the backs of the hands were resting on the sides of the hills which form the valley.142hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=809&refid=higgins1923
890Long (1918) VALLEYVALLEYVALLEY: Place the right open hand elevated on the right side and the left similarly on the left, the palms outward; draw both hands down to meet in front of the waist-line, the hands thus tracing the sides of two opposite hills or mountains.98hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=890&refid=long1918
615Michaels (1923) VALLEYVALE, VALLEYVALE or VALLEY: 1. Hold both hands out sidewardly above the level of your head. 2. Move the hands down and inwardly so the backs of the hands will meet near the level of your waist in front of you, as far out as possible.129hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=615&refid=michaels1923
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