Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 23, 2024

Search: BOOK

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
103Higgins (1923) BOOKBOOKBOOK: Hands palm to palm and then opened as if they were a book.22hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=103&refid=higgins1923
293Long (1918) BOOKBOOKBOOK: Open and shut the hands held together as the backs of a book.42hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=293&refid=long1918
92Michaels (1923) BOOKBOOKBOOK: 1. Put your palms together. 2. Open the palms as you do a book.36hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=92&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
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
8Gallaudet (1910) BOOKN/Apose:bow ABOUT YEAR(rep)THIRTY PAST, ONE PUBLISH BOOK ABOUT pn:ENGLAND(It) VERY FAMOUS NAME L-O-R-N-A D-O-O-N-E1hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=8
92Gallaudet (1910) BOOKN/AOTHER(l-hand) SHAPE(lt) CHARACTER IN BOOK J-O-H-N R-I-D-D ONE(l-hand) YOUNG PLOW~AGENT IN pn:ENGLAND 9hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=92
196Gallaudet (1910) BOOKN/ATHAT(1h) HAPPEN(rep2x,lt-to-rt) IN BOOK L-O-R-N-A D-O-O-N-E GIVE-GIFT(-to-lt) NAME(lt) TO LAND~ALL-OVER IN S-O-M-E-R-S-E-T(l-hand) AND D-E-V-O-N-O-N-T-I-O-S(r-hand) NAMED T-H-E L-O-R-N-A D-O-O-N-E C-O-U-N-T-R-Y AND(l-hand) THAT(1h,l-hand) 1P-IX PURPOSE STORY NOW 21hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=196
977Gallaudet (1910) BOOKN/A1P-IX THINK~HOPE 1P-POSS STORY ABOUT T-H-E L-O-R-N-A D-O-O-N-E C-O-U-N-T-R-Y TEMPT 2P-IX-PL ALL FOR READ BOOK83hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=977
486McGregor (1913) BOOKN/ADURING ALL-NIGHT 3P-SELF BED cl:55(light-shining,wg-to-1P)~cl:55(shake,shining-from-1P) WAKE-UP(with-wonder) THERE(-to-lt) SEE(lt) SPIRIT(rf)~FLY SIT WRITE+ BOOK YELLOW.45hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=486
493McGregor (1913) BOOKN/A3P-SELF(rt) ASK-QUESTION(-to-lt) WHERE WRITE IN BOOK? 46hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=493