Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 21, 2024

Search: CITY

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
156Higgins (1923) CITYCITYCITY: Hands pointing upward, palms apart, but tips touching repeatedly, as hands move from right to left, to represent succession of gable end of houses.31hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=156&refid=higgins1923
1019Long (1918) CITYTOWN, CITYTOWN, CITY: Repeat the sign for "house" a number of times, moving the hands here and there or from side to side.110hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=1019&refid=long1918
591Michaels (1923) CITYTOWNTOWN: 1. Hold your hands in the form of a peak, i.e.: Let the finger tips of each hand touch. 2. Let the peak point upward. 3. Move the hands in a round-about way. 4. As you make the movement around let the finger tips part and come together again several times. (The peak indicates the tops of houses.)125hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=591&refid=michaels1923
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
98Cloud (1913) CITYN/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=98
46Fay (1913) CITYN/AIN THAT(1h) YEAR, pn:AMERICA CELEBRATE(1h) FREE UP-TILL-NOW ONE~HUNDRED YEAR+ WITH MUCH FANCY+(restr) SHOW IN CITY++(slight_arc) pn:PHILADELPHIA.3hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fay&glossid=46
104Fay (1913) CITYN/AD-O-M pn:PEDRO COME(-from-lt) TO CITY pn:PHILADELPHIA J-U-L-Y FOURTH FOR JOIN ARRANGE LECTURE(2h) THAT(1h) DAY.7hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fay&glossid=104
122Fay (1913) CITYN/ABUT BEFORE THAT(1h) DURING MONTH J-U-N-E GO-TO(rt) THERE(rt) CITY++ pn:WASHINGTON-DC STAY SEVERAL(2h) DAY+.8hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fay&glossid=122
138Fay (1913) CITYN/A1P-IX-PL HERE COLLEGE READ+ IN PAPER HOW NOW++ D-O-M pn:PEDRO IN CITY+++(rc) AND 1P-IX-PL WANT SUMMONS~INVITE(-from-rt) COME VISIT COLLEGE.9hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fay&glossid=138
160Fay (1913) CITYN/AMANY(arc) THING WORTH MUCH 3P-IX WANT SEE+(rt) IN CITY(rt) pn:WASHINGTON-DC(rt), SO-AS 1P-IX-PL SUMMONS~INVITE(-from-rt) NEGATIVE.11hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fay&glossid=160
198Fay (1913) CITYN/AONE-DAY-AGO BEFORE pn:EMG GO-AWAY TO CITY pn:PHILADELPHIA FOR ARRANGE(3x) BEFORE FEW-DAYS-FUTURE ALL COLLEGE cl-p:CC(group,rt-to-lt) VISIT THAT(1h,lt) SHOW(lt).14hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fay&glossid=198
275Gallaudet (1910) CITYN/A3P-IX(lc) CLASS IN CITY(lc) L-Y-N-T-O-N DURING WEEK(rep) SEVERAL(l-hand) 27hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=275
19Hanson (1913) CITYN/ANOW N-A-D cl-p:CC(gather) IN CITY(circ) C-L-E-V-E-L-A-N-D BEAUTIFUL NOW AFTERNOON 1P-IX-PL(1P-to-arc-to-1P) HERE SHOW HONOR TO THAT(1h) FRIEND.2hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hanson&glossid=19
122Hotchkiss (1913) CITYN/ABUT 3P-SELF(lc) LIVE IN ONE BEAUTIFUL HOUSE(rc) PLEASANT NEAR++ SCHOOL AND DET-IX-PL(X-to-arc-to-X) MALE~FEMALE~CHILDREN+(-to-rt) cl-trace:1tip(path-to-rt,go) CITY(rt) cl-trace:1tip(path-to-1P,go) SEE AND MEET AND TALK AGAIN+++10hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=122