Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 24, 2024

Search: WET

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
1019Higgins (1923) TBDWET"Water" "Soft."158hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=1019&refid=higgins1923
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
150Michaels (1923) WETDAMPDAMP: 1. Hold both hands with palms upward before you. 2. Cluster the fingers around and part them from the thumbs. Repeat twice. 47hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=150&refid=michaels1923
404Michaels (1923) WETMUDDYMUDDY: 1. See damp. Turn the fingers downward and move them up and down a few times. 2. Have an unpleasant look. 93hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=404&refid=michaels1923
639Michaels (1923) WETWETWET: 1. See damp.135hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=639&refid=michaels1923
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