Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 27, 2024


Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
97Higgins (1923) WIND-BLOWBLOW, WINDBLOW or WIND: Both hands raised loosely in front, palms downward, and swung right and left to indicate billows of air.21hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=97&refid=higgins1923
896Long (1918) WIND-BLOWWINDWIND: Holding the hands up in front with palm toward palm, wave them first to one side and then to the other, with more or less energy according to the intensity of the wind.98hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=896&refid=long1918
654Michaels (1923) WIND-BLOWWINDWIND: 1. Hold the palms up opposite each other. 2. Move them simultaneously right and left. 3. Make wind with your mouth. 4. Turn the palms outward and push them forward, still blowing with the mouth.137hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=654&refid=michaels1923
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
31Dougherty (1913) WIND-BLOWN/AONE WIND-BLOW DARK ALL-NIGHT IN S-C-O-T-L-A-N-D THERE(-to-bwd) MALE POOR B-A-K-E-R WALK BACK-AND-FORTH+ IN HOME. 5hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=dougherty&glossid=31
60Erd (1913) WIND-BLOWN/Aold nokomis: pose:hands-clasped pose:pacing pose:stop 1P-POSS BABY(swaying) TELL(-to-lt) OLD(1h,bow) FATHER THERE(rt,pitch) 2P-IX(lt) HEAR(pitch) THAT(1h) ALL-NIGHT WIND-BLOW(up)(swaying) AMONG TALL(lt) TREE(sweep-arc_lt-to-rt), pose:hands-clasped.6hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=60