Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 24, 2024

Search: PN:JESUS

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
450Higgins (1923) pn:JESUSJESUSJESUS: Right middle tip of open hand against the palm of left hand then left middle tip of open hand against right palm, at same time bowing the head, right palm leftward and left palm rightward. (Christ).81hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=450&refid=higgins1923
912Long (1918) pn:JESUSCHRISTCHRIST: With the "5" hands in front, pointing outward, palm toward palm, bend the middle finger of the right hand toward the left, and strike the center of the left palm with it; withdraw it and repeat the motion with the left hand against the right. Note that the fingers thus striking the center of the palm indicate the nails driven in our Saviour's hands. XIX,355.100hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=912&refid=long1918
1105Long (1918) pn:JESUS~\'S~STORYGOSPELGOSPEL: Jesus', story.121hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=1105&refid=long1918
1061Long (1918) pn:JESUS~APPROACH~TIMEADVENTADVENT: Jesus, approaching, time.119hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=1061&refid=long1918
918Long (1918) pn:JESUS~BOOKBIBLEBIBLE: Sign for "Christ;" then "book," placing the hands palm to palm for the backs of a book and opening them. 101hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=918&refid=long1918
1073Long (1918) pn:JESUS~BOOKBIBLEBIBLE: Holy Book.119hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=1073&refid=long1918
1072Long (1918) pn:JESUS~BORN~CITYBETHLEHEMBETHLEHEM: Jesus, birth, city.119hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=1072&refid=long1918
1082Long (1918) pn:JESUS~BORN~DAYCHRISTMASCHRISTMAS: Jesus, birth, day.120hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=1082&refid=long1918
1090Long (1918) pn:JESUS~cl:11(cross)CRUCIFIXCRUCIFIX: "Jesus" and a cross made before you by crossing the index fingers. XXIX,435.120hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=1090&refid=long1918
928Long (1918) pn:JESUS~FRIENDCHRISTIANCHRISTIAN: Sign for "Christ;" then "friend," "follower," or "believer."102hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=928&refid=long1918
121Michaels (1923) pn:JESUSCHRISTCHRIST: 1. Touch the palm of your left hand with the middle finger of your right hand. 2. Then touch the palm of your right hand with the middle finger of your left hand. (Showing print of the nails.) 42hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=121&refid=michaels1923
324Michaels (1923) pn:JESUSJESUS CHRISTJESUS CHRIST: 1. Touch the centre of the left palm with the middle finger of the right hand. 2. Touch the center of the right palm with the middle finger of the left hand. 3. Spread the arms out right to right, left to left: Sign of the cross.78hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=324&refid=michaels1923
78Michaels (1923) pn:JESUS~BOOKBIBLEBIBLE: 1. Touch the palm of the left hand with the middle finger of the right hand. 2. Touch the palm of the right hand with the middle finger of the left hand. 3. Put the palms together. 4. Open the palms as you do in opening a book.33hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=78&refid=michaels1923
467Michaels (1923) pn:JESUS~BOOK~PREACHPREACHPREACH: 1. Make sign of the Bible. 2. Hold your right hand with the index and thumb tips touching up to the level of your head. 3. Move the hand forward and back, imitating the gestures of a preacher, move your lips meanwhile. 102hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=467&refid=michaels1923
468Michaels (1923) pn:JESUS~BOOK~PREACHPREACHERPREACHER: 1. Sign preach, and add the er. Put the palms on the breast and move them downward.103hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=468&refid=michaels1923
255Michaels (1923) pn:JESUS~TEACHGOSPELGOSPEL: 1. Make the sign of the Bible: see Bible. Or the sign of Jesus. 2. Cluster the fingers around the thumbs of both hands. 3. Put the backs of the hands to the forehead. 4. Move them out forward and as you do so relax the fingers from the thumb: Bible teaching. 5. Repeat the movements two or three times.66hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=255&refid=michaels1923
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