Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
March 4, 2024

Search: FALL

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
302Higgins (1923) FALLFALLFALL: Right inverted "V" tips on left supine palm, and then falling off to one side. (To have one's feet knocked out from under oneself, the right "V" falls prone on left palm, fingers pointing up and out).56hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=302&refid=higgins1923
347Long (1918) FALLFALLFALL: Place hands as above (STAND), then let the hand fall over.48hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=347&refid=long1918
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
339Gallaudet (1910) FALLN/AWALK cl-trace:1(walkway,-to-rt) NEAR(-to-X) MIND~SPIN SOME(rep2x) THINK~SUPERIOR FEEL(2h) FEAR FALL(2h,rt) IN LIQUID-CLASS~cl-d:55(ocean,-to-rt) cl-d-trace:B(path-dn,-to-rt)32hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=339
37Marshall (1920) TREE-FALLN/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=37