Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 26, 2024

Search: FIRE

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
322Higgins (1923) FIREFIREFIRE: Palms inward, fingers spread and vertical fingers oscillate as they are raised up and down alternately. (Burn).60hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=322&refid=higgins1923
416Long (1918) FIREBURN, FIRE, FLAMESBURN, FIRE, indicating FLAMES: Holding out the bent hands, backs down, raise them alternately, working the fingers to represent the motion of the rising and falling flames. IX, 194.54hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=416&refid=long1918
1042Long (1918) FIREFIREFIRE: Holding the bent hands, fingers pointing upward, move first one hand and then the other upward, wiggle the fingers, this representing the flames. IX,194112hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=1042&refid=long1918
100Michaels (1923) FIREBURNBURN: 1. Go through the motion of lighting a match. 2. Hold the lighted match under the left hand as if setting something on fire. 3. Wiggle the fingers of both hands upward. 37hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=100&refid=michaels1923
213Michaels (1923) FIREFIREFIRE: 1. See burn. 58hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=213&refid=michaels1923
334Michaels (1923) FIREKINDLEKINDLE: 1. See fire.80hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=334&refid=michaels1923
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
297McGregor (1913) FIREN/AOR HERE FIRE(fwd) AWFUL32hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=297