Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
July 23, 2024

Search: BECOME

BOOKS:
Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
70Higgins (1923) BECOMEBECOMEBECOME: Both hands, fingers pointing outward, palm towards palm, right hand prone and left hand supine below then reversed to left hand prone above and right hand supine below.16hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=70&refid=higgins1923
369Long (1918) BECOMEBECOMEBECOME: Hold open hands out, one a few inches above the other, palms toward each other; turn both hands at the same time so as to reverse their positions. VIII,177.50hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=369&refid=long1918
66Michaels (1923) HUSH~BECOME~QUIETBEHAVEBEHAVE: 1. Put your index finger across your lips: silence. 2. Quickly put the right palm in the left palm crosswise in front of you. 3. Turn the hands over so the left hand will be uppermost. As you make the turn separate the hands. 4. Now turn both hands out in front of you with the palms down and move the right hand to the right and the left hand to the left: quiet. 30hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=66&refid=michaels1923
449Michaels (1923) HUSH~BECOME~QUIETPEACEPEACE: 1. Hold the left hand with the palm turned up, before you. 2. Place the right palm on the left palm. 3. Reverse the hands and place the left palm on the right palm. 4. Turn both palms downward and move them out in a smooth gliding way. 5. Have an earnest, pleading expression. 99hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=449&refid=michaels1923
481Michaels (1923) HUSH~BECOME~QUIETQUIETQUIET: 1. See peace.106hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=481&refid=michaels1923
FILMS:
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
15Cloud (1913) BECOMEN/ATWO~HUNDRED YEAR AND BEYOND AGO DAY~NOW TRUE BORN IN pn:FRANCE MALE ONE WHO FUTURE BECOME LOOK-AT 3P-IX(lc,rf) ESTABLISH DEAF TEACH+ AND(rf) FATHER SIGN, C-H-A-R-L-E-S M-I-C-H-E-L D-E L-'-E-P-E-E.1hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=cloud&glossid=15
86Cloud (1913) BECOMEN/A3P-SELF DEVIATE FROM fs:THE WAY GLORY PEOPLE BEFORE FOLLOW AND MAKE NEW WAY AND MOST FOR 3P-SELF IN gs:WHAT FUTURE(2h) FOLLOW BY S-I-C-A-R-D, C-L-E-R-C, fs:THE G-A-L-L-A-U-D-E-T-S AND ALL WHO UP-TILL-NOW WHO FUTURE BECOME TRUE FRIEND TEACH~AGENT DEAF.3hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=cloud&glossid=86
275Cloud (1913) BECOMEN/AALLOW 1P-IX-PL ESTABLISH UNDER N-A-D CONTROL AT INDEFINITE AREA FUTURE DECIDE, ONE SHAPE BECOME STAY KNOW~STAY AND CONTINUE SHOW(rt-to-lc) fs:OF LOVE HONOR pn:AMERICA DEAF HAVE FOR MALE THAT(1h) WHO ESTABLISH FIRST(2h) fs:PUBLIC SCHOOL FOR DEAF, WHO ESTABLISH MOST SUCCEED WAY TEACH DEAF, WHO GIVE DEAF FINGERSPELLING, WHO(rf) GIVE(rf) DEAF SIGN, C-H-A-R-L-E-S M-I-C-H-E-L D-E L-'-E-P-E-E.13hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=cloud&glossid=275
82Dougherty (1913) BECOMEN/AMOM~DAD BOTH DECIDE SPEND(rf)~COLLECT MONEY GIVE(-to-rt) SON GROWUP LEARN BECOME DOCTOR HELP FIND WAY T-O CHANGE(rf) REMOVE SUFFER-PAIN AMONG(rf) PEOPLE. 10hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=dougherty&glossid=82
191Dougherty (1913) BECOMEN/ATIME~SAME-AS, cl-i:C(breathe-in-to-put-down,rt) LITTLE-BIT cl-i:C(breathe-in,rf) LITTLE-BIT(rf) BECOME DIZZY(1-to-2h).20hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=dougherty&glossid=191
305Dougherty (1913) BECOMEN/AFROM-THEN-ON(rf) FUTURE QUEEN V-I-C-T-O-R-I-A 3P-SELF(rt) LITTLE-BIT BECOME(bs:rt) MOTHER(bs:rt) 3P-POSS(rt) FEMALE~DOCTOR GET C-H-L-O-R-O-F-O-R-M cl-i:O(-from-nose)-to-cl-i:B(give-chloroform) BORN SUCCEED WITH TROUBLE(neg) PAIN(neg) gs:NOTHING(neg). 32hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=dougherty&glossid=305
24Fox (1915) BECOMEN/Apn:LINCOLN(1x) 3P-SELF(rt) BEFORE PICK-FROM(1h,-from-rt,l-hand) FOR LECTURE SHOW ALL-OVER(rt) LAND BECOME HONOR(bow)4hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fox&glossid=24
147Hubbard (1913) BECOMEN/A3P-SELF gs:SWORN-IN(1h) BECOME PRESIDENT pn:AMERICA, 3P-POSS(lt) DO(lt) FIRST gs:WHAT, 3P-POSS(rt) LOVE OLD MOTHER gs:SIT(lt) pose:embrace-and-kiss-cl:S(head_lt) 16hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hubbard&glossid=147
174Hubbard (1913) BECOMEN/ADURING BECOME TIRED FUTURE DECIDE OUT~GO-AWAY(-to-lt) REST COLLECT STRONG. 19hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hubbard&glossid=174
189Hubbard (1913) BECOMEN/A3P-IX(rt) BODY(rf)~STRONG, HAPPEN MOMENT SEEM(2h) BLINK, 3P-IX(rt) BECOME cl:AA-to-BB(stricken,rt) pose:lay-there SUFFER-PAIN HELP 3P-SELF(rt) CANT+.20hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hubbard&glossid=189