Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 26, 2024

Search: CHANGE

BOOKS:
Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
145Higgins (1923) CHANGECHANGECHANGE: Both closed hands, thumbs up, extended horizontally, then both hands change places by crossing at the wrists so that hands are then back to back. (Instead).29hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=145&refid=higgins1923
373Long (1918) CHANGECHANGECHANGE: Hold the "A" hands out opposite one another, thumb side up, several inches apart, with a kind of twisting motion; change the position of the hands so the left will come over toward the right and the right under toward the left. VIII,180.50hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=373&refid=long1918
115Michaels (1923) CHANGECHANGECHANGE: 1. Imagine you hold something in both hands held out in front of you. 2. Change places of the hands. Left hand going in the place of the right and vice versa. Or, you can use the index fingers and change places. 40hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=115&refid=michaels1923
392Michaels (1923) CHANGEMODIFYMODIFY: 1. See change.91hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=392&refid=michaels1923
117Michaels (1923) THINK~CHANGETO CHANGE THE MINDTO CHANGE THE MIND: 1. Touch the forehead with the tip of the index finger. 2. Sign the change.40hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=117&refid=michaels1923
FILMS:
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
88Dougherty (1913) CHANGEN/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=88
259Fox (1915) CHANGEN/ATRUE GOOD FOR(rf) 1P-IX-PL WHO LIVE HERE FOR CHANGE PAY-ATTENTION(-to-rt) TO(rt) THAT(2h) DO LEAVE-THERE(lc) END(lc) NOT-YET,THAT(2h) DO 3P-SELF+(rt) GIVE(lc) LAST FULL WORTH 3P-POSS(rt) REST23hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fox&glossid=259
78Gallaudet (1910) CHANGEN/ATHAT(1h) FEMALE~cl-d:B(small-height,l-hand) TRUE CHANGE NAME L-O-R-N-A D-O-O-N-E AND(l-hand) GROWUP(l-hand) IN CLASS(lt) THAT(1h,lt) F-A-M-I-L-Y 8hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=78
269Hotchkiss (1913) CHANGEN/AGIVE DET-IX-PL(X-to-arc) CHILDREN UNDERSTAND HOW BIG CHANGE(exp) IN UNDERSTAND DISTRIBUTE TWO DET-IX-DUAL SENTENCE ABOUT WORD L-I-V-E(lc) AND E-A-T(rc) cl:L:L:(exchange-words)24hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=269
449Hotchkiss (1913) CHANGEN/ATHAT(1h,lt) STATUE 3P-IX-PL(ctr) MONEY~PAY(2h-alt) MONTH-2~3-several++ UP-TILL-NOW FOR MAKE SCULPT cl:BB(scrape-clean) CHANGE EXACT AGAIN44hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=449
68Hubbard (1913) CHANGEN/AFROM-THEN-ON 3P-SELF(rc) OUT~GO-AWAY(-to-lt) TEACH+, CHANGE ARMY GO-AWAY(2h) WAR.9hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hubbard&glossid=68
239Hubbard (1913) CHANGEN/AFUTURE CHANGE++.26hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hubbard&glossid=239