Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 23, 2024

Search: KEEP

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
456Higgins (1923) KEEPKEEPKEEP: "Care."82hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=456&refid=higgins1923
217Long (1918) HUSHBE STILL, KEEP QUIETBE STILL, KEEP QUIET, etc.: Place forefinger against lips. The idea is made emphatic by throwing the finger violently against the lips, and may then be interpreted as "SHUT UP."35hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=217&refid=long1918
370Long (1918) KEEPKEEP, TAKE CARE OF, BE CAREFULKEEP, TAKE CARE, BE CAREFUL WITH: Hold left "V" hand with ends of fingers pointing outward, forefinger up. With right hand in similar position place it on the other so that the little-finger edge of the right hand rests on forefinger edge of left and all four fingers extend out one above the other (or crosswise); raise the right hand a little and throw it down again; repeat several times. To indicate great care, move the hands together slowly up and down, or giving them a circular motion; throwing the hands together in this position warningly at one is to indicate the idea one had better look out. VIII,178.50hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=370&refid=long1918
548Long (1918) MONEY~KEEP~AGENTTREASURERTREASURER: Sign "money keeper."65hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=548&refid=long1918
330Michaels (1923) BORROWKEEPKEEP: 1. Sign borrow.79hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=330&refid=michaels1923
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
522Gallaudet (1910) KEEPN/AHOUSE FANCY NEAT LARGE(lc) SHOW MALE~INDEFINITE RICH PLOW KEEP(lc) ALL-OVER 46hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=522
680Gallaudet (1910) KEEPN/AVERY FANCY ROCK BUILD LARGE WITH cl-d:CC(rep2x,column,lt,ctr,rt) MALE RICH HAVE KEEP NOW60hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=680
226Hotchkiss (1913) KEEPN/AONCE 1P-IX KNOW~STAY 3P-SELF(rt) pn:CLERC GOING(-to-lt) ENTER(lt) INSTITUTE(lt) STAND STORY DISTRIBUTE DEAF ABOUT WORTH IMPORTANT 3P-IX-PL KEEP READ WRITE+ ARRANGE++(ctr-to-rt) 3P-POSS WORD ALRIGHT20hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=226
407Veditz (1913) KEEPN/AAND 1P-IX-PL(1P-to-arc-to-1P) WANT KEEP++ fs:THE SIGN SAME~THAT(1h,lc) MALE~cl-d:B(height) NOW USE(1h)36hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=407
414Veditz (1913) KEEPN/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=414
612Veditz (1913) KEEPN/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=612