Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 21, 2024


Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
657Long (1918) WATER~WETWETWET: Sign for "water," i.e., place forefinger of "W" hand against lips; then bring both hands in front, and with both in position of slightly bent "5" hands close the fingers to a point with the thumb, as in the "&" hand, and repeat the opening and closing of the hand alternately several times, as if handling something wet.76hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=657&refid=long1918
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