Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
March 2, 2024

Search: WEAK

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
827Higgins (1923) WEAKWEAKWEAK: Right inverted "V" fingers standing on left supine palm and bending as if weak in the knees. (These right bending fingers placed against side of head indicate "Feeble-minded").145hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=827&refid=higgins1923
449Long (1918) WEAKWEAKNESSWEAKNESS: Place ends of "V" standing in palm of hand; bend the fingers so the hand falls toward the palm. 56hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=449&refid=long1918
576Long (1918) WEAKWEAKWEAK: Place the ends of the fingers of "V" hand in the palm of the open left hand; push the right hand against the palm so that the fingers bend and the hand falls against the palm. XII,237.68hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=576&refid=long1918
635Michaels (1923) WEAKWEAKWEAK: 1. Put the tips of the index and middle fingers of the right hand in the palm of the left hand. 2. Press the right hand downward and as you do so bend the index and middle fingers. 3. Repeat two times. 4. Show weak expression.134hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=635&refid=michaels1923
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
223Fox (1915) WEAKN/ADET-IX(ctr) BRAVE ARMY+ LIVE AND DIE(2h) WHO(l-hand,rf) WAR HERE END MAKE~NEAT MOST THAN 1P-POSS-PL WEAK STRONG CAN ADD+(lc) THEN REMOVE(rc) 21hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fox&glossid=223