Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 27, 2024

Search: EAT

BOOKS:
Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
271Higgins (1923) EATEATEAT: Right "&" tips placed repeatedly at the lips. (Food) (Gluttony: Same sign with both hands as if crowding things down the throat) (Feed: Both "&" hand tips against chest then moved up-out-down-to supine, and "Eat").51hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=271&refid=higgins1923
319Long (1918) EATFOOD, EATFOOD, EAT: Throw the "&" hand lightly against mouth and repeat several times.46hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=319&refid=long1918
769Long (1918) EAT~DIFFERENTFOODFOOD: Make sign for "eat" and add "different," or "things."87hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=769&refid=long1918
755Long (1918) EAT~MORNINGBREAKFASTBREAKFAST: Sign "eat" (raise the right "&" hand to the mouth) and "morning."85hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=755&refid=long1918
757Long (1918) EAT~NIGHTSUPPERSUPPER: Sign "eat" as above (BREAKFAST), then "evening."85hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=757&refid=long1918
756Long (1918) EAT~NOONDINNERDINNER: Sign "eat" as above (BREAKFAST), then "evening."85hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=756&refid=long1918
182Michaels (1923) EATEATEAT: 1. With the fingers of one hand clustered around the thumb. 2. Put them to your mouth and go through motion of chewing and swallowing.53hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=182&refid=michaels1923
298Michaels (1923) EAT~BEDHOMEHOME: 1. Make the sign for eat. 2. Lean the side of the head in the palm of the hand. 3. Close the eyes as if to sleep.74hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=298&refid=michaels1923
555Michaels (1923) EAT~NIGHTSUPPERSUPPER: 1. Sign eat and move your right hand downward over your left forearm near the wrist.119hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=555&refid=michaels1923
161Michaels (1923) EAT~NOONDINNERDINNER: 1. Put the elbow of your right arm in the palm of your left hand. 2. Hold the right forearm perpendicular: noon. 3. Point to the mouth and chew, as if eating.49hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=161&refid=michaels1923
FILMS:
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
287Dougherty (1913) EATN/A3P-IX C-H-E-A-T GOD BETRAY GOD ANGRY(1h) WITH PEOPLE DET-IX-PL UP-TILL-NOW TIME E-V-E TEMPT A-D-A-M EAT(2h-alt) APPLE.29hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=dougherty&glossid=287
12Erd (1913) EATN/AWITH EAT gs:NOTHING HUNGRY HOT gs:FEVER, FEMALE~cl-d:B(height,rt) cl:BB(lay-there,lt) DET-IX(lt) LOVE, 2hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=12
164Erd (1913) EAT~BEDN/AEAT~BED GOING(-to-lt)/pose:running(-to-lt) H-I-A-W-A-T-H-A, gs:NOTHING EAT THING IN HANDS BRING(pitch,rt-to-lt), TIRED(pitch), HEART~HEAVY(pitch) pose:pacing. 18hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=164
168Erd (1913) EATN/AEAT~BED GOING(-to-lt)/pose:running(-to-lt) H-I-A-W-A-T-H-A, gs:NOTHING EAT THING IN HANDS BRING(pitch,rt-to-lt), TIRED(pitch), HEART~HEAVY(pitch) pose:pacing. 18hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=168
367Erd (1913) EATN/AEARTH(rt) HERE(rt) EAT gs:NOTHING HUNGRY HOT~gs:FEVER GRIEVE(bow) HEART HARM BODY THIN cl-d:BB(thin-body) TIRED.37hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=367
249Fay (1913) EAT~BEDN/ABETTER~SUPERIOR 2P-IX(lt) COME(-from-lt) EAT~BED QUICK.18hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fay&glossid=249
527Gallaudet (1910) EATN/AAND 1P-IX-PL GET(lt) EAT UNDER(lt) LARGE(lt) TREE(l-hand_dom) SEEM(2h,lt) SAME OLD(2h) ENOUGH FOR YEAR(rep) THREE~HUNDRED PAST(l-hand) WHEN TIME-PERIOD O-F J-O-H-N47hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=527
548Gallaudet (1910) EATN/AFEMALE~YOUNG RELATED(ctr-to-lt) PLOW CLASS BRING(lt-to-rt) EAT BREAD BUTTER TEA - ALWAYS TEA IN pn:ENGLAND.48hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=548
666Gallaudet (1910) EAT~BEDN/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=666
706Gallaudet (1910) EAT~BEDN/AAND(l-hand) 3P-SELF(rc) HAVE A MALE~BORN VERY THINK~SUCCEED FOR LEAVE-FROM(-to-rt) 3P-POSS EAT~BED RELATED(ctr-to-lt) T-H-E D-O-O-N-E-S CLASS(l-hand,lt)62hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=706
763Gallaudet (1910) EATN/A1P-IX-PL HAVE VERY PLEASANT TEA EAT MUCH AND THINKING ABOUT FEEL~PITY YOUNG W-H-I-C-H-A-L-S-E 3P-SELF(rt) LOVE FOR L-O-R-N-A D-O-O-N-E WRONG(2h) 3P-POSS(rt) LIVE HAPPY LOSE gs:ALAS67hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=763
287Hotchkiss (1913) EATN/A1P-IX-PL(1P-to-arc-to-1P) LIVE THINK~GOAL++ EAT+++(2h-alt)26hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=287
299Hotchkiss (1913) EATN/ABUT TRUE 1P-IX-PL(1P-to-3P-to-3P) EAT++(2h-alt) FOR GET~STRONG SO-AS 1P-IX-PL CAN DO LIVE GOOD(2h)29hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=299
608Hotchkiss (1913) EATN/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=608
14McGregor (1912) EATN/A3P-POSS(lt) FEMALE, UNDER SERVE~AGENT TROUBLE EAT HUNGRY GO-TO cl-d:55(river-to-lt) FOUNDATION(bridge) YELL(2h-alt) WANT(rf) BREAD++.3hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_cake&glossid=14
30McGregor (1912) EATN/Abs:-to-lt 3P-POSS(lt) SERVE~AGENT EAT WANT BREAD+.5hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_cake&glossid=30
292McGregor (1913) EATN/AOR IN pn:RUSSIA EAT HUNGRY(2h-alt) ALL-OVER(2h)31hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=292
316McGregor (1913) EATN/AIN HOUR 2~3~4 WORLD KNOW++ ABOUT THAT(2h,int) AND QUICK DET-IX-PL PEOPLE(rf) FEEL GO-TO(-to-rt) FEEL PITY(rt) QUICK SUMMONS+~GO-AWAY EAT CLOTHES MEDICINE DOCTOR SEND(rt) NO-MATTER(neg) cl:1aroundS(to-bottom-of) WORLD.33hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=316
368McGregor (1913) EATN/A1P-POSS-PL(1P-to-arc) FATHER TRUE GOOD, KIND, DISTRIBUTE ENOUGH EAT CLOTHES FOR ALL 3P-POSS(up) MALE~FEMALE(rf)~CHILDREN 3P-SELF(up) SPOIL+(rt-to-lt) ANY (neg)AWFUL(int). 36hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=368
21Veditz (1913) EATN/ATHAT(ctr, 2h) 3P-SELF-PL(rt-to-ctr) cl-p:55(gather) DURING B-A-N-Q-U-E-T-S EAT+++(2h-alt), SMILE~PLEASANT 3hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=21