Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 23, 2024

Search: HEAR

BOOKS:
Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
395Higgins (1923) HEARHEARHEAR: Right index points to ear. (Listen) (Deaf: "can't" "hear" or "hear" "closed").72hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=395&refid=higgins1923
559Higgins (1923) HEAR~NOISENOISENOISE: Right index points to ear, and then both bent hands, palm towards palm, shaken back and forth in front, to indicate reverberation. (Thunder) (Sometimes this last part of the sign is added to "Earth" for "Earthquake").99hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=559&refid=higgins1923
118Long (1918) HEARHEARHEAR (idea of sound): Place finger at ear as if listening.25hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=118&refid=long1918
295Long (1918) HEAR~SINGMUSICMUSIC: Raise right forefinger to ear; move both hands, palm down, out toward one side, with vibrating motion; wave right open hand back and forth before palm of left hand.43hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=295&refid=long1918
180Michaels (1923) HEAREAREAR: 1. Just touch or slightly pull the ear. (Note.-All limbs of the body are indicated by touching or passing a hand over them).52hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=180&refid=michaels1923
FILMS:
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
57Dougherty (1913) HEARN/AMALE(rf) WALK(rf) BACK-AND-FORTH+ HEAR FEMALE(rf) THERE(rf) YELL+ PAIN 7hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=dougherty&glossid=57
67Dougherty (1913) HEARN/AAWHILE HEAR YELL, KNOW NEW BABY COME.9hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=dougherty&glossid=67
30Erd (1913) HEARN/Aminehaha:LISTEN, 3P-IX(lt) TELL(-to-rt) 1P-IX HEAR(pitch) cl-d:55(rushing-water,-to-lt), HEAR(pitch) cl-d:55+(roaring-thunder,rt) cl-d:55(rushing-water,-to-lt) 4hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=30
32Erd (1913) HEARN/Aminehaha:LISTEN, 3P-IX(lt) TELL(-to-rt) 1P-IX HEAR(pitch) cl-d:55(rushing-water,-to-lt), HEAR(pitch) cl-d:55+(roaring-thunder,rt) cl-d:55(rushing-water,-to-lt) 4hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=32
35Erd (1913) HEARN/AHEAR(pitch) THERE(-to-rt) INITIAL-W~cl-d:55(falls-of-Minnehaha,rt_up-to-dn) cl:55(waters-striking-a-wall)+ cl:55(dn,swirling-spray-of-water-up) cl:55(settling-down) M-I-N-N-E-H-A-H-A(rt) pose:open-arms(-to-lt) gs:COME-HERE(-to-lt), TO-1P 1P-IX FAR+(pitch).5hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=35
57Erd (1913) HEARN/Aold nokomis: pose:hands-clasped pose:pacing pose:stop 1P-POSS BABY(swaying) TELL(-to-lt) OLD(1h,bow) FATHER THERE(rt,pitch) 2P-IX(lt) HEAR(pitch) THAT(1h) ALL-NIGHT WIND-BLOW(up)(swaying) AMONG TALL(lt) TREE(sweep-arc_lt-to-rt), pose:hands-clasped.6hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=57
135Erd (1913) HEARN/AFAR+(pitch,rt) cl-trace:1(wandering,-to-rt) ROCK~cl-d:BB(mountains,lt)~cl-d:BB(mountains,rt) HEAR(pitch) HAPPEN(restr) YELL(pitch-to-rt). 14hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=135
139Erd (1913) HEARN/ADURING(rest) HEAR(pitch,l-hand) YELL(pitch,r-hand,-to-rt) 3P-POSS(lt) M-I-N-N-E-H-A-H-A pose:reach-out(-to-rt) gs:COME-HERE+(-to-lt) ACROSS(pitch,lt) DARK(pitch,lt).15hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=139
176Erd (1913) HEARN/AHEAR(pitch) OLD(1h,bow) FATHER pose:arms-crossed(swaying), pose:face-in-hands(crying), pose:hands-raised-to-hands-clasped.19hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=176
230Erd (1913) HEARN/ATHEN H-I-A-W-A-T-H-A HEART(pitch) FULL cl:55(bursting) BREAK(abrupt_rel), YELL(pitch,2h,-to-rt) cl:BB(pitch,strike-against,rt) cl:BB(pitch,strike-against,lt) HEAR(pitch) cl:55(shaking-spreads) 24hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=230
240Erd (1913) HEARN/Apose:step-back YELL(pitch,2h) BRING(up,pitch,-to-rt) cl:BB(pitch,strike-against-rt) cl:BB(pitch,strike-against-lt) HEAR(pitch) cl:55(up,shaking-spreads), STAR++(lt-to-rt) SKY cl:5(stars-shake,lt-to-rt), FEEL SAME(lt) WITH 3P-POSS(lt) GRIEVE(bow).26hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=240
7McGregor (1912) HEARN/AFEMALE~FANCY(r-hand) MALE~FANCY(l-hand) HERE, ALWAYS WHEN 1P-IX HEAR ABOUT R-E-S-T-O-R-E-D T-O S-O-C-I-E-T-Y DEAF, THINK ABOUT pn:IRELAND 3P-POSS(rt) F-L-E-A. 1hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_flea&glossid=7
41McGregor (1912) HEARN/ASAME(int) OFTEN HEAR ABOUT DEAF INDEFINITE IN THERE(rt) B-O-S-T-O-N SMART(int) SAY LIPREAD 5hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_flea&glossid=41