Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 27, 2024

Search: HEAVY

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
398Higgins (1923) HEAVYHEAVYHEAVY: Both supine hands as if lifting with an effort.72hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=398&refid=higgins1923
676Long (1918) HEAVYHEAVYHEAVY: Holding the open hands in front, palms up, lift them with an apparent effort as if they held a load.78hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=676&refid=long1918
282Michaels (1923) HEAVYHEAVYHEAVY: 1. Hold both hands with the palms turned up before you near the waist. 2. Lift them upward in a difficult movement. Have a frown. 3. Let both hands fall back to near the waist with a sudden drop.72hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=282&refid=michaels1923
347Michaels (1923) HEAVY~METALLEAD (noun)LEAD (noun): 1. Make the sign for heavy. 2. Strike under the chin with the back of your right or left hand.82hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=347&refid=michaels1923
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
102Draper (1915) HEAVYN/Afs:IF 1P-IX fs:COULD TAKE-UP(ctr-to-rt) SEVERAL(2h) HEAVY(int) INSULT++(-to-1P) COME(1h) HERE TO 1P-IX NOW STILL(2h) TIME-PERIOD (false_start) COLLECT TIME-PERIOD HUSH~QUIET THINKING, 1P-IX APPRECIATE SEEK THAT(1h) ASK-QUESTION ABOUT ESTABLISH COLLEGE DEAF. 13hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=draper&glossid=102