Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 27, 2024


Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
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
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
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