Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 26, 2024

Search: BORN

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
88Higgins (1923) BORNBIRTHBIRTH: Both hands on lower trunk of body at side, palms inward, left fingers pointing rightward and right fingers pointing leftward, right palm back of left hand, then both hands turned upward and outward to supine. (Womb) (Born).20hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=88&refid=higgins1923
87Higgins (1923) BORN~DAYBIRTHDAYBIRTHDAY: Pluck left sleeve above elbow with right thumb and index; or, "Birth" and right vertical "D" palm outward brought from right side up-over-down to left side.19hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=87&refid=higgins1923
447Long (1918) BORNTO BEAR, BRING FORTH, BE BORNTO BEAR, BRING FORTH, BE BORN: Place the open hands near the body, one palm against back of the other, palms toward self and slightly upward; push the hands outward. To indicate bearing fruit, push right "5" hand up through left, closed over it, and let it then drop on the left hand.56hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=447&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
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
8Cloud (1913) BORNN/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=8
109Cloud (1913) BORNN/ANOW HAVE IN pn:FRANCE NEAR+ P-A-R-I-S IN CITY(circ) V-E-R-S-L-E-S ONE FANCY SHAPE ESTABLISH PLACE gs:WHAT(rf) D-E L-E-P-E TRUE BORN, LARGE IN SHAPE BEAUTIFUL IMAGE AND DEAF MALE MAKE; 3P-IX(rc) GIVE-GIFT BY DEAF FRANCE.4hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=cloud&glossid=109
312Dougherty (1913) BORNN/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=312
321Dougherty (1913) BORNN/A3P-IX(rt,up) AGAIN SECOND(2h) BORN WITH TROUBLE(neg).33hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=dougherty&glossid=321
125Fox (1915) BORNN/ASHAPE(rt) IN FREE AND cl:CC(set-aside,rt) TO DET-IX PRINCIPLE ALL MALE~FEMALE~PEOPLE BORN EQUAL.14hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fox&glossid=125
310Fox (1915) BORNN/ADET-IX-PL HERE NATION BELOW 3P-IX(up) FUTURE HAVE ONE NEW BORN RELATED(lc-to-rc) WITH FREE26hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fox&glossid=310
14Veditz (1913) BORN~DAYN/AYEARLY(lt-to-rt) HAPPEN 3P-POSS(ctr) BORN~DAY ARRIVE,2hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=14
28Veditz (1913) BORNN/ASHOW 3P-SELF-PL(rt-to-ctr) HAPPY++ THAT(2h) MALE~cl-d:B(height) BORN ON HERE EARTH.4hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=28