Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 24, 2024


Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
862Higgins (1923) YESTERDAYYESTERDAYYESTERDAY: Right vertical "Y" palm outward, thrown backwards over right shoulder. (A few days ago: "Yesterday" and "Few").151hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=862&refid=higgins1923
700Long (1918) YESTERDAYYESTERDAYYESTERDAY: Place the "Y" hand with the end of the thumb at the corner of the mouth; throw the hand back and bring the thumb against the cheek again near the ear, or carry it a little farther back and throw it over the shoulder. XIV,274.80hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=700&refid=long1918
670Michaels (1923) YESTERDAYYESTERDAYYESTERDAY: 1. With fingers closed and thumb up, put the side of the thumb to the cheek. 2. Move the hand outward.140hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=670&refid=michaels1923
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
521McGregor (1913) YESTERDAYN/ATOMORROW NIGHT 3P-SELF(rt) AGAIN SLEEP~BED WAKE-UP cl:55+(shake,shining-spreads) THAN YESTERDAY50hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=521