Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 21, 2024


Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
202Higgins (1923) CRUCIFYCRUCIFYCRUCIFY: Indicate driving of nails by placing index tip of right on left palm and strike left palm with right fist, show same for right palm, and then hold hands outstretched in form of cross.39hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=202&refid=higgins1923
1091Long (1918) CRUCIFYCRUCIFYCRUCIFY: The touching of the left palm with the right index finger is followed by a hammering blow on the left palm with the right "S" hand. Repeat the same for the other hand and extend both arms. XXIX,436.120hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=1091&refid=long1918
145Michaels (1923) CRUCIFYCRUCIFYCRUCIFY: 1. Touch the middle of the left palm with the right middle finger. 2. Touch the middle of the right palm with the left middle finger. 3. Spread out the arms sidewardly forming the cross.46hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=145&refid=michaels1923
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
648Hotchkiss (1913) CRUCIFYN/A1P-IX PICK-FROM(-from-rt) ONE BY pn:BARTLETT M-R B-A-R-T-L-E-T-T STORY THAT++(2h) OLD(2h) AND EASY ARRANGE STORY ABOUT pn:JESUS 3P-POSS(lt) CRUCIFY DIE ONE DAY E-A-S-T-E-R DAY SUNDAY60hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=648
324Hubbard (1913) CRUCIFY~CHURCHN/ADEAF ALL PAY(2h,ctr) MAKE 3P-POSS(rf) SHAPE~BONE~SCULPTURE cl-i:SS(place-statue-to-lt) IN(lc) COLLEGE(lc) CRUCIFY(rf)~CHURCH(lc) STILL(lc) NOW(lc).35hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hubbard&glossid=324