Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 21, 2024

Search: ABOVE

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
2Higgins (1923) ABOVEABOVEABOVE: Natural sign, pointing above the object previously signed.5hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=2&refid=higgins1923
680Long (1918) EXCEEDEXCESSIVE, EXCEED, ABOVE THE ORDINARYEXCESSIVE, EXCEED, ABOVE THE ORDINARY: Placing the left bent hand in front, palm down, rest the bent right hand upon the backs of the fingers, and then carry it up more or less according as the excess is great or small. XIII,266. 78hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=680&refid=long1918
3Michaels (1923) OVERABOVEABOVE: 1. Hold your left hand before you with the back of the hand turned up. 2. Close the fingers of the right hand in the palm of the hand. 3. Have the thumb sticking up. 4. Move the right hand around over the left hand in a circular manner.19hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=3&refid=michaels1923
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
20Bryant (1915) ABOVEN/AONE BEAUTIFUL WARM ALL-DAY fs:NOV NINETEEN ONE~THOUSAND EIGHT~HUNDRED SIXTY-THREE PRESIDENT L-I-N-C-O-L-N GOING(-to-X) ARRIVE(-to-X) HERE cl:LEGSonB(ride-horse) ON HORSE(2h) IN PEOPLE(rf)~CLASS(rt) ABOVE TWENTY THOUSAND PEOPLE 1hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=bryant&glossid=20
46Marshall (1920) lasso-above-headN/Acl-i:BB(place-on-wagon) ON cl-d-trace:11(wagon-wheels,bs:sideways) SMALL(exp), 1P-POSS DAD COW cl-i:XxXx(lasso-above-head) pose:pull-wagon(bs:rt-side) CANT(neg)6hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=marshall&glossid=46