Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
March 2, 2024


Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
836Higgins (1923) WHISPERWHISPERWHISPER: Vertical palm held at the mouth as if to cover the act of speaking or to help the whispering to be understood. (Speak privately).147hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=836&refid=higgins1923
261Long (1918) WHISPERWHISPER, SPEAK PRIVATELYWHISPER, SPEAK PRIVATELY: Hold up the open hand, thumb edge against one side of the mouth, and incline head slightly toward one side.40hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=261&refid=long1918
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