Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
March 1, 2024

Search: WOMAN

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
850Higgins (1923) FEMALE~cl-d:B(height)WOMANWOMAN: Thumb tip of right "A" hand on lower jaw and right prone hand shows height. (Women: same as above in first part but then right prone is passed along off to the right as if along the top of many heads).149hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=850&refid=higgins1923
72Long (1918) FEMALE~cl-d:B(height)WOMANWOMAN: The sign for "female" likewise is sufficient for "woman," but the height is also indicated.21hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=72&refid=long1918
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
200Dougherty (1913) WOMANN/AAWHILE ONE~TWO(rf) WOMAN VISIT ENTER(-from-rt-to-ctr) gs:SHOCKED SEE THREE DOCTOR~FANCY+ NOW SILLY PLAY YELL(rf) gs:HEY AROUND.22hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=dougherty&glossid=200
373Dougherty (1913) WOMANN/ADAY~NOW WOMAN(rf) VISIT(rf) cl-p:44(2-lines) SEE~LOOK-AT(rt-to-ctr) FEMALE(rf) cl-p:44(lines,-to-lt) TO(lt) THERE(lt) SHAPE B-U-S-T MALE~DOCTOR cl-i:C(grab-neck) cl-d:CC(at-neck,bust-of-head) cl-p:44(look-at-bust,rt) FACE(rf) SEE~LOOK-AT(rt) 37hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=dougherty&glossid=373