Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 23, 2024

Search: DAY

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
217Higgins (1923) DAYDAYDAY: Right vertical "D" raised from right side up over and down to left side. (This repeated means "Daily).41hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=217&refid=higgins1923
1007Higgins (1923) TBDTO-DAY"Now" "Day" or "To" "Day."158hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=1007&refid=higgins1923
688Long (1918) DAYDAYDAY: Hold the right "G" hand out, pointing away from the body toward the right side, the arm held straight from the elbow; place the open left hand against the arm near the elbow and holding it there turn the right arm with the elbow as a pivot toward the left and describe a semi-circle with the right hand. When the right hand comes to rest it should be near the left arm pointing to the elbow. Sometimes the sign is made the other way, by placing the right hand near the left elbow, as in the last position, first and moving it from left to right. XIV,270. Note: Any part of the day may be indicated by stopping the hand in the sign when it points at the position of the sun at the designated time, as the hand is supposed to represent the course of the sun.79hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=688&refid=long1918
698Long (1918) DAY~NOWTODAYTODAY: First sign "day" and then follow with "now."80hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=698&refid=long1918
153Michaels (1923) ALL-DAYDAYDAY: 1. Point the hand as far out to the right as convenient. 2. Move the hand upward in a semi-circle above your head and on to the left, as if following the sun.47hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=153&refid=michaels1923
582Michaels (1923) DAY~NOWTO-DAYTO-DAY: 1. Hold your upturned palms in front of you. 2. Move them up and down a little. 3. Point the index finger of the right hand to the right (east). 4. Move the right hand with the finger still pointing in a semi-circle upward and over to your left as far as you can get it.124hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=582&refid=michaels1923
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
4Bryant (1915) ALL-DAYN/AONE BEAUTIFUL WARM ALL-DAY fs:NOV NINETEEN ONE~THOUSAND EIGHT~HUNDRED SIXTY-THREE PRESIDENT L-I-N-C-O-L-N GOING(-to-X) ARRIVE(-to-X) HERE cl:LEGSonB(ride-horse) ON HORSE(2h) IN PEOPLE(rf)~CLASS(rt) ABOVE TWENTY THOUSAND PEOPLE 1hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=bryant&glossid=4
6Cloud (1913) DAY~NOWN/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=6
372Dougherty (1913) DAY~NOWN/ADAY~NOW WOMAN(rf) VISIT(rf) cl-p:44(2-lines) SEE~LOOK-AT(rt-to-ctr) FEMALE(rf) cl-p:44(lines,-to-lt) TO(lt) THERE(lt) SHAPE B-U-S-T MALE~DOCTOR cl-i:C(grab-neck) cl-d:CC(at-neck,bust-of-head) cl-p:44(look-at-bust,rt) FACE(rf) SEE~LOOK-AT(rt) 37hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=dougherty&glossid=372
285Erd (1913) DAY~ALL-NIGHTN/AH-I-A-W-A-T-H-A pose:face-in-hands(kneeling_lt) gs:SEVEN LONG DAY~ALL-NIGHT+(exp,rt-to-lt) CONTINUE(pitch) SAME(pitch) THAT(1h,lt) 30hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=285
113Fay (1913) DAYN/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=113
126Fay (1913) DAYN/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=126
170Fay (1913) DAYN/A1P-IX-PL WONDERFUL MUCH ONE DAY GET M-E-S-S-A-G-E FROM D-E-P-A-R-T-M-E-N-T O-F S-T-A-T-E SAY(1x) TOMORROW MORNING TIME+~SEVEN D-O-M P-E-D-R-O WANT COME(-from-rt) VISIT COLLEGE DEAF.12hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fay&glossid=170
193Fay (1913) ONE-DAY-AGON/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=193
76Fox (1915) DAYN/ADAY NOW 1P-IX-PL LOOK-AT/THERE-HON LECTURE+ VARIOUS, pn:LINCOLN 3P-POSS(rt) G-E-T-Y-B-G A-D-R-E-S CONTINUE ONE(l-hand) CORRECT C-L-A-S-I-C, BEAUTIFUL, NEAT. 11hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fox&glossid=76
70Gallaudet (1910) DAYN/AAND FEMALE~FANCY LEAVE-THERE(-to-rt) GOING(-to-lt) INN(lt) AND STAY DAY(1h) SEVERAL SICK AND(rf) DIE(1h).7hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=70
124Gallaudet (1910) DAYN/AONE DAY(1h) J-O-H-N(l-hand) GOING INITIAL-W~WAY(trace-wavy-path) NAME W-A-T-E-R-S-L-I-D-E FOR FISHING 12hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=124
137Gallaudet (1910) ALL-DAYN/AAND 3P-SELF GOING PROGRESS(rep2x) WAY(winding-downstream) ALL-DAY LAST ARRIVE(ctr) ONE BIG LAND~HERE(ctr) VERY BEAUTIFUL FIND(l-hand) FEMALE~YOUNG gs:SIT(lt) THERE(lt) 13hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=137
497Gallaudet (1910) DAYN/AONE(l-hand) DAY(1h) 1P-POSS FRIEND 1P-IX cl-p:55(group-moves-along) cl-i:XxXx(coach-ride) TO J-O-H-N R-I-D-D-'S F-A-R-M 44hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=497
612Gallaudet (1910) DAYN/AOTHER(l-hand) VERY BEAUTIFUL WAY WALK FROM L-Y-N-T-O-N ONE DAY(1h) 1P-POSS FRIEND cl-p:55(group-move-along) WAY T-H-E V-A-L-L-E-Y O-F T-H-E L-Y-N-N54hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=612
658Gallaudet (1910) DAYN/AOTHER DAY(1h) 1P-IX-PL cl-p:55(group-move-along-to-rt) TO ONE VERY LIKE OLD EAT~BED NAME L-E-Y A-B-B-E-Y 59hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=658
783Gallaudet (1910) DAYN/AOTHER DAY(1h) 1P-IX-PL HAVE VERY LIKE HAPPEN68hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=783
845Gallaudet (1910) ALL-DAYN/AAND THAT(1h) SEE ALL-DAY VERY LIKE SEE MALE(rc)~FEMALE(rc)~PEOPLE MANY(rep4x,arc,hands_diverge) cl:LEGSonB(ride-horse) ACROSS(rep2x,rt-to-lt) TRAVEL(rep4x,hands_diverge,all-over_lt-and-rt)72hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=845
886Gallaudet (1910) DAYN/AOTHER DAY(1h) 1P-IX-PL HAVE ONE VERY NEAT cl-i:XxXx(coach-ride) TO ONE HOUSE~cl:CC(church) OLD NAME O-A-R-E C-H-U-R-C-H76hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=886
619Hotchkiss (1913) DAYN/ASO-AS CHILDREN APPRECIATE~MOST LOSE(rt) 3P-POSS(lc-to-lt) EAT THAN LOSE(lt) SEE(-to-lt) THAT(1h,lt) MALE TWO 3P-POSS(lt) PREACH++ ALL-AFTERNOON SUNDAY DAY58hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=619
651Hotchkiss (1913) DAYN/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=651
653Hotchkiss (1913) DAYN/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=653
716Hotchkiss (1913) DAYN/ABUT DAY+ THREE PASS END pn:JESUS 3P-SELF(lt) WAKE LIVE AGAIN67hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=716
273McGregor (1913) DAYN/ATHAT++(2h) FEEL++(lt_side) SPIRIT BROTHER SPREAD(prog) NOW DAY EXPAND+(prog) DAILY++28hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=273
649McGregor (1913) DAY~NOWN/AASK DISTRIBUTE 1P-IX-PL(1P-to-arc-to-1P) DAY(rf,1h)~NOW 1P-POSS-PL DAILY BREAD pose:bow60hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=649