Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 21, 2024

Search: GIVE

BOOKS:
Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
351Higgins (1923) GIVEGIVEGIVE: Both "&" hands supine as if holding something between fingers and thumbs, moved forward-upward and down, fingers opening to point outward, giving something to another. (If it is to give to me, the sign is moved in the reverse direction, ending with closed "&" hands pointing to oneself.) ("Apply" i.e. In the sense of giving grace to soul.)65hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=351&refid=higgins1923
623Higgins (1923) GIVE-GIFTPRESENTPRESENT: Both "A" hands, thumbs pointing outward, as if holding something between them and the indices, and both hands brought down frontwards as if to place that something on the table. (Gift).110hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=623&refid=higgins1923
311Long (1918) GIVEGIVEGIVE: Bring out hand, make motion as of taking up something, and give to imaginary person.45hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=311&refid=long1918
418Long (1918) GIVE-1P~KEEPBORROWBORROW: Make sign for "Give to me to keep."54hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=418&refid=long1918
419Long (1918) GIVE-2P~KEEPLENDLEND: "Give you, keep."54hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=419&refid=long1918
393Long (1918) HELPHELP, AID, BENEFIT, GIVE ASSISTANCEHELP, AID, BENEFIT, GIVE ASSISTANCE: Place the right open hand under the left "A" hand and lift it up.52hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=393&refid=long1918
388Long (1918) PAY-ATTENTIONATTEND, GIVE ATTENTION TOATTEND, GIVE ATTENTION TO: Place the hands at either side of the head like blinders on a bridle; move the hands forward to indicate that the sight is to be confined within those limits.51hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=388&refid=long1918
246Michaels (1923) GIVEGIVEGIVE: 1. Close the fingers around the thumb, either hand. 2. Move the hand forward as far as convenient. 3. Relax the fingers and drop the hand as giving something. (Usually move the hand toward the object given to, if present).64hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=246&refid=michaels1923
FILMS:
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
120Cloud (1913) GIVE-GIFTN/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=120
305Cloud (1913) GIVEN/AALLOW 1P-IX-PL ESTABLISH UNDER N-A-D CONTROL AT INDEFINITE AREA FUTURE DECIDE, ONE SHAPE BECOME STAY KNOW~STAY AND CONTINUE SHOW(rt-to-lc) fs:OF LOVE HONOR pn:AMERICA DEAF HAVE FOR MALE THAT(1h) WHO ESTABLISH FIRST(2h) fs:PUBLIC SCHOOL FOR DEAF, WHO ESTABLISH MOST SUCCEED WAY TEACH DEAF, WHO GIVE DEAF FINGERSPELLING, WHO(rf) GIVE(rf) DEAF SIGN, C-H-A-R-L-E-S M-I-C-H-E-L D-E L-'-E-P-E-E.13hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=cloud&glossid=305
309Cloud (1913) GIVEN/AALLOW 1P-IX-PL ESTABLISH UNDER N-A-D CONTROL AT INDEFINITE AREA FUTURE DECIDE, ONE SHAPE BECOME STAY KNOW~STAY AND CONTINUE SHOW(rt-to-lc) fs:OF LOVE HONOR pn:AMERICA DEAF HAVE FOR MALE THAT(1h) WHO ESTABLISH FIRST(2h) fs:PUBLIC SCHOOL FOR DEAF, WHO ESTABLISH MOST SUCCEED WAY TEACH DEAF, WHO GIVE DEAF FINGERSPELLING, WHO(rf) GIVE(rf) DEAF SIGN, C-H-A-R-L-E-S M-I-C-H-E-L D-E L-'-E-P-E-E.13hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=cloud&glossid=309
78Dougherty (1913) GIVEN/AMOM~DAD BOTH DECIDE SPEND(rf)~COLLECT MONEY GIVE(-to-rt) SON GROWUP LEARN BECOME DOCTOR HELP FIND WAY T-O CHANGE(rf) REMOVE SUFFER-PAIN AMONG(rf) PEOPLE. 10hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=dougherty&glossid=78
156Dougherty (1913) GIVEN/ATHEN E-T-H-E-R GIVE(2h) FOLLOW FUTURE(rf) VOMIT+ BAD.17hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=dougherty&glossid=156
311Dougherty (1913) give-chloroformN/AFROM-THEN-ON(rf) FUTURE QUEEN V-I-C-T-O-R-I-A 3P-SELF(rt) LITTLE-BIT BECOME(bs:rt) MOTHER(bs:rt) 3P-POSS(rt) FEMALE~DOCTOR GET C-H-L-O-R-O-F-O-R-M cl-i:O(-from-nose)-to-cl-i:B(give-chloroform) BORN SUCCEED WITH TROUBLE(neg) PAIN(neg) gs:NOTHING(neg). 32hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=dougherty&glossid=311
339Dougherty (1913) GIVE-GIFTN/AQUEEN APPRECIATE MUCH WITH DOCTOR THAT(1h,rt), GIVE-GIFT(rt) HONOR(rt) NAMED T-I-T-L-E GIVE(rt) D-..S-I.. J-A-M-E-S Y-O-U-N-G S-I-M-P-S-O-N B-A-R-O-N-E-T35hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=dougherty&glossid=339
343Dougherty (1913) GIVEN/AQUEEN APPRECIATE MUCH WITH DOCTOR THAT(1h,rt), GIVE-GIFT(rt) HONOR(rt) NAMED T-I-T-L-E GIVE(rt) D-..S-I.. J-A-M-E-S Y-O-U-N-G S-I-M-P-S-O-N B-A-R-O-N-E-T35hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=dougherty&glossid=343
50Fox (1915) GIVE-GIFTN/AEND 3P-IX(rt) LECTURE 3P-IX(rf) gs:GO~gs:SIT(-to-rt), ONE(l-hand) FRIEND gs:TAP-3P(-to-rt) PRAISE(-to-rt) GIVE-GIFT(rt) DET-IX(rt) LECTURE BEAUTIFUL(l-hand)7hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fox&glossid=50
177Fox (1915) GIVE-GIFTN/A1P-IX-PL cl-p:CC(gather) ON ONE LARGE WAR LAND~ALL-OVER THAT(1h) WAR FOR(l-hand) cl:CC(set-aside-to-rt) SOME(rc) THAT(1h,rt) LAND(rt) FOR ONE LAST REST PLACE FOR(rc) THAT(1h,rt) ARMY+ WHO HERE GIVE-GIFT(up) 3P-POSS(rc) LIVE SO-AS THAT(2h) NATION CAN LIVE.16hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fox&glossid=177
200Fox (1915) GIVE-GIFT~set-asideN/ABUT IN(rf) ONE SUPERIOR UNDERSTAND 1P-IX-PL CANT+ GIVE-GIFT~cl:CC(set-aside,rt)18hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fox&glossid=200
203Fox (1915) GIVE-GIFT~BOW-DOWN~HONORN/A1P-IX-PL(rf) CANT+ GIVE-GIFT~BOW-DOWN~HONOR(rt)19hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fox&glossid=203
270Fox (1915) GIVEN/ATRUE GOOD FOR(rf) 1P-IX-PL WHO LIVE HERE FOR CHANGE PAY-ATTENTION(-to-rt) TO(rt) THAT(2h) DO LEAVE-THERE(lc) END(lc) NOT-YET,THAT(2h) DO 3P-SELF+(rt) GIVE(lc) LAST FULL WORTH 3P-POSS(rt) REST23hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fox&glossid=270
199Gallaudet (1910) GIVE-GIFTN/ATHAT(1h) HAPPEN(rep2x,lt-to-rt) IN BOOK L-O-R-N-A D-O-O-N-E GIVE-GIFT(-to-lt) NAME(lt) TO LAND~ALL-OVER IN S-O-M-E-R-S-E-T(l-hand) AND D-E-V-O-N-O-N-T-I-O-S(r-hand) NAMED T-H-E L-O-R-N-A D-O-O-N-E C-O-U-N-T-R-Y AND(l-hand) THAT(1h,l-hand) 1P-IX PURPOSE STORY NOW 21hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=199
647Gallaudet (1910) GIVEN/ATHERE(rt) ALL NEAR(rep3x,small_arc) THAT(1h) GIVE KNOW~STAY R-O-C-K C-R-E-E-K P-A-R-K NEAR pn:WASHINGTON-DC VERY BEAUTIFUL LIKE58hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=647
35Hanson (1913) GIVEN/A1P-IX LIKE INVITE(-from-lt) FOR GIVE(2h,rf) STORY AWHILE THAT(2h) MALE FROM M-I-C-H-I-G-A-N, M-R W-I-L-L-I-S H-U-B-B-A-R-D.3hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hanson&glossid=35
15Hotchkiss (1913) GIVEN/ATHAT(1h,rt) N-A-D GIVE(rf,-to-lt) HONOR(-to-lt,bow) PICK-FROM(-from-lt) FOR STORY DISTRIBUTE.3hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=15
263Hotchkiss (1913) GIVEN/AGIVE DET-IX-PL(X-to-arc) CHILDREN UNDERSTAND HOW BIG CHANGE(exp) IN UNDERSTAND DISTRIBUTE TWO DET-IX-DUAL SENTENCE ABOUT WORD L-I-V-E(lc) AND E-A-T(rc) cl:L:L:(exchange-words)24hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=263
567Hotchkiss (1913) GIVEN/ATHINK~SUPERIOR EVERY+++ DEAF SPEAK MALE NEED gs:ORDERED-TO-GO(rt-to-lt) GOING(-to-lt) pn:CLERC C-L-E-R-C AND MONEY GIVE(-to-lt) FOR 3P-POSS(lt) TEACH(-to-rt) SO-AS ALL GET UNDERSTAND 3P-POSS(lt) SPIRIT SIGN55hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=567
679Hotchkiss (1913) GIVEN/AHEAVEN~THERE(up_rt) ANGEL SING GIVE(up_rt) GOD SEE(l-hand,lt) pn:JESUS(lt) DIE(1h,l-hand,lt), SAD STOP SING CRY(1h)64hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=679
691Hotchkiss (1913) GIVEN/AD-A-V-I-D DET-IX(up_rt) gs:STRUM-HARP GIVE(up_rt) GOD SING, SEE(l-hand,lt) pn:JESUS DIE(2h), gs:STRUM-HARP STOP gs:HOLD-HARP 65hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=691
336Hubbard (1913) GIVEN/ATIME-PERIOD NOW 1P-IX-PL GET-OPPORTUNITY AGAIN N-A-D COME HERE HONOR(bow) GIVE 1P-POSS-PL (false-start) KNOW~STAY 1P-POSS-PL FRIEND AND MALE~cl-d:B(height) NOBLE. 36hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hubbard&glossid=336
178Marshall (1920) GIVEN/A1P-IX WANT(rt) GET(-from-rt) WRAPUP(rt) pose:put-in-pocket BRING(-to-lt) LOVE FEMALE J-E-M-I-M-A GIVE(-to-lt).26hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=marshall&glossid=178
36McGregor (1912) GIVE-2PN/Abs:-to-rt W-H-Y(slow,int) NEGATIVE GIVE-2P SWEET cl-d-trace:1onB(cake)?6hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_cake&glossid=36
67McGregor (1912) GIVEN/A3P-IX(lt) DEAF WANT GIVE(rt), gs:OH-WELL! GIVE(rt) SAY++++.10hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_cake&glossid=67
69McGregor (1912) GIVEN/A3P-IX(lt) DEAF WANT GIVE(rt), gs:OH-WELL! GIVE(rt) SAY++++.10hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_cake&glossid=69
90McGregor (1912) GIVEN/Abs:-to-rt gs:NO-NO 2P-IX UNDERSTAND gs:NOTHING, 1P-IX-PL KNOW GOOD LIVE(rf) GIVE RED~SUGAR cl-d-trace:1onB(cake,3x).13hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_cake&glossid=90
416Veditz (1913) GIVEN/AKEEP AND(rf) GIVE++(lt-to-rt) TO(rt) FUTURE(rt) C-O-M-I-N-G G-E-N-E-R-A-T-I-O-N-S.37hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=416
436Veditz (1913) GIVEN/AMANY+ TRY LOOK-AFTER(2h,up-to-lt) GIVE(lt-to-rt) 3P-POSS(rc_facing_lt) SIGN.39hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=436
443Veditz (1913) GIVEN/ABUT ONE KNOW HOW GIVE(lt-to-rt) CAN, ONE THROUGH M-O-V-I-N-G P-I-C-T-U-R-E F-I-L-M-S.40hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=443
468Veditz (1913) GIVEN/AEND MAKE GIVE(2h_diverge) cl-d:SonB(film)~PHOTOGRAPH++++ (lc-to-rt).42hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=468
614Veditz (1913) GIVEN/A1P-IX-PL(1P-to-arc-to-1P) MUST THAT(2h) VARIOUS F-I-L-M-S FOR LOOK-AT(2h,up) AND KEEP NEAT, GIVE++(ctr-to-rt) 1P-POSS-PL(1P-to-arc-to-1P) BEAUTIFUL SIGN SAME+ HAVE NOW+.56hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=614
669Veditz (1913) GIVEN/A1P-IX HOPE+ 1P-IX-PL(arc-to-1P) ALL FUTURE LOVE AND PROTECT(arc,lt-to-rt) 1P-POSS-PL(1P-to-arc-to-1P) BEAUTIFUL S-I-G-N L-A-N-G-U-A-G-E(ctr-to-rt) A-S T-H-E N-O-B-L-E-S-T(lt-to-rt) G-I-F-T(ctr) GOD~DET-IX(up) GIVE TO DEAF pose:bow.59hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=669