Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
July 23, 2024

Search: PN:CHINA

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
153Higgins (1923) pn:CHINACHINAMANCHINAMAN: Both indices push up the corners of eyes to show slanted eyes of Oriental.30hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=153&refid=higgins1923
957Long (1918) pn:CHINAASIA, CHINAASIA, CHINA: Place the ends of the forefingers of the "G" hands, one at the corner of either eye, and push upward a little, giving the eyes an almond shape. Or simply place the end of the forefinger on the temple and twist it once or twice. XX,373.105hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=957&refid=long1918
39Michaels (1923) pn:CHINAASIAASIA: 1. Put the index fingers to the temples and push the skin up. 2. Move the letter "a" in a circle before you in a round about way. 25hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=39&refid=michaels1923
120Michaels (1923) pn:CHINACHINACHINA: 1. Put the index fingers to your temples near the corners of the eyes. 2. Push the skin up the temples with the index fingers to make slanting eyes. 3. Put one index finger back of your head and move it downward in a curly way for queue.41hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=120&refid=michaels1923
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