Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 21, 2024

Search: FANCY

BOOKS:
Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
318Higgins (1923) FANCYFINE (nice)FINE (Nice): Right palm leftward, fingers vertical and spread, and thumb tip against chest. (Polite) (Courteous).59hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=318&refid=higgins1923
638Long (1918) FANCYPOLITE, COURTEOUSPOLITE, COURTEOUS: Strike the breast with the thumb of the "5" hand, all the fingers pointing upward; repeat the motion several times. XII,252.74hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=638&refid=long1918
639Long (1918) FANCYFINEFINE: With the "5" hand held somewhat farther out, bring back and strike the breast once as above (POLITE, COURTEOUS), but more forcibly; or, as in "nice," pass palm of right hand over left palm outward. XIII,253.74hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=639&refid=long1918
461Michaels (1923) FANCYPOLITEPOLITE: 1. Touch your breast with the right palm move the hand out and downward, then touch the breast with the left hand and move it out and downward. Repeat the movement.101hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=461&refid=michaels1923
FILMS:
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
30Cloud (1913) FANCYN/A3P-SELF PASS-DOWN(rf) FANCY PEOPLE, RICH HAVE, LEARN WISE HAVE SOUL STRONG LOVE FEEL~PITY(2h) FOR(rf) PEOPLE, AND WITH EVERY++(linear) HOPE FOR(rf) GLORY SUCCEED IN ANY WORK WANT+, 2hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=cloud&glossid=30
101Cloud (1913) FANCYN/ANOW HAVE IN pn:FRANCE NEAR+ P-A-R-I-S IN CITY(circ) V-E-R-S-L-E-S ONE FANCY SHAPE ESTABLISH PLACE gs:WHAT(rf) D-E L-E-P-E TRUE BORN, LARGE IN SHAPE BEAUTIFUL IMAGE AND DEAF MALE MAKE; 3P-IX(rc) GIVE-GIFT BY DEAF FRANCE.4hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=cloud&glossid=101
43Fay (1913) FANCYN/AIN THAT(1h) YEAR, pn:AMERICA CELEBRATE(1h) FREE UP-TILL-NOW ONE~HUNDRED YEAR+ WITH MUCH FANCY+(restr) SHOW IN CITY++(slight_arc) pn:PHILADELPHIA.3hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fay&glossid=43
515Gallaudet (1910) FANCYN/AHOUSE FANCY NEAT LARGE(lc) SHOW MALE~INDEFINITE RICH PLOW KEEP(lc) ALL-OVER 46hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=515
671Gallaudet (1910) FANCYN/AVERY FANCY ROCK BUILD LARGE WITH cl-d:CC(rep2x,column,lt,ctr,rt) MALE RICH HAVE KEEP NOW60hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=671
808Gallaudet (1910) FANCYN/AMALE(l-hand) FEMALE(l-hand) FANCY(rep2x) FROM PLACE(rep,rt-to-lt) FAR(rt) FAR(l-hand_dom,lt) FAR(ctr) cl:LEGSonB(ride-horse), cl:LEGSonB(sidestraddle) IN CLOTHES RED AND VARIOUS CLOTHES GATHER ON A M-O-O-R MILE(rep,fwd) FOUR, FIVE FROM L-Y-N-T-O-N(l-hand) FOR(l-hand) SHOOT-GUN(rep,2h,rt-to-ctr) DEER(rep,2h)70hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=808