Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 23, 2024

Search: CUT

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
208Higgins (1923) CUTCUTCUT: Right index cutting across left index. (Knife).40hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=208&refid=higgins1923
511Long (1918) CUTCUTCUT: With the right "H" hand as a pair of scissors imitate the action of cutting, using the end of the left hand to represent what is cut. Or with the right "H" hand representing the blade of a knife make a motion downward with it as if cutting off something.62hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=511&refid=long1918
149Michaels (1923) CUTCUTCUT: 1. Use your index finger as a knife blade and draw it over the place cut. Or, 1. Use your right hand as an ax and your left forearm as a tree. 2. Strike in a cutting down way against the left forearm.47hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=149&refid=michaels1923
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
38Marshall (1920) cut-at-wrist-to-cut-at-shoulderN/A1P-IX(rf) gs:OVER-THERE(rt) gs:SEE cl-d:BB(cannon,rt-to-lt) cl-i:1(vert-circ-to-strike/ignite,rt) SAME(exp) TREE TREE-FALL cl:BonARM(cut-at-wrist-to-cut-at-shoulder) 5hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=marshall&glossid=38