Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 21, 2024

Search: FIRED

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
295Higgins (1923) FIREDEXPELEXPEL: Fingers of left supine palm bent upwards, palm of fingers slightly to the left, the open right fingers pointing down and palm leftward, strike against back of left fingers, and fingers of left hand close. (This sign is also made by using indices only, instead of all fingers). (Discharge) (Banish).55hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=295&refid=higgins1923
443Long (1918) FIREDDISCHARGE, EXPEL, REMOVE FROM EMPLOYMENTDISCHARGE, EXPEL, REMOVE FROM EMPLOYMENT: Hold up the forefinger of left "G" hand and with the forefinger of other hand knock it down. Or, hold up left hand similarly and knock down. The former sign carries a suggestion of malice or vindictiveness. IX,200.55hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=443&refid=long1918
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
98Veditz (1913) FIREDN/AFOR YEAR+ THIRTY-THREE UP-TILL-NOW THAT(2h) pn:FRANCE DEAF SEE(-to-lc) WITH EYES FULL CRY, WITH HEART BREAK, THAT(1h) BEAUTIFUL L-A-N-G-U-A-G-E O-F S-I-G-N-S FIRED FROM 3P-POSS(-to-lt) SCHOOL(lt).10hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=98