Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 21, 2024

Search: MAKE

BOOKS:
Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
498Higgins (1923) MAKEMAKEMAKE: Both hands closed, right rests on left, palms inward; right hand struck continually on left, both hands changing from palms inward to right palm leftward and left palm rightward and back again. (Fix) (Repair) (Mend).89hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=498&refid=higgins1923
288Long (1918) ANNOUNCEANNOUNCE, MAKE KNOWNANNOUNCE, MAKE KNOWN: Place the forefingers of "G" hands held horizontally under the lip, ends toward each other; throw hands out, letting them separate so the ends of the fingers describe semi-circles outward. To indicate something is PUBLISHED and announced in a newspaper, press hands palm upon palm, horizontally to indicate motion of printing, and then proceed as above. VII,150.42hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=288&refid=long1918
266Long (1918) ANSWERANSWER, REPLY, MAKE RESPONDANSWER, REPLY, MAKE RESPONSE: Place forefinger of left "G" hand perpendicularly in front of you and end of forefinger of right "G" hand on lips; keeping them parallel, or in same relative position one higher than the other, throw them toward an imaginary colloquist, keeping the arms at rest, or only slightly moved from elbow.40hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=266&refid=long1918
485Long (1918) CONDENSECONDENSE, MAKE BRIEFCONDENSE, MAKE BRIEF: Hold the "C" hands out and bring them together so the right comes just above the top of the left and when they touch (the little finger of the right along the forefinger of the left), close the hands to "S."60hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=485&refid=long1918
538Long (1918) FEMALE~CLOTHES~MAKE~AGENTDRESSMAKERDRESSMAKER: Sign first for "female;" then rub the hands lightly downward against the body several times, indicating its covering, for "dress;" then add sign for "maker."65hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=538&refid=long1918
382Long (1918) MAKEMAKEMAKE: Hammer the top of one fist with the other two or three times, giving both hands a twisting motion. IX,184.51hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=382&refid=long1918
385Long (1918) MAKE~ARRANGE~ENDPREPARE, GET READYPREPARE, GET READY: Express by making sign for "make" and "ready;" or "arrange" and "before."51hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=385&refid=long1918
1069Long (1918) MAKE~CONTENTEDATONEMENTATONEMENT: Penance-offer, or the signs for "Make" and "Satisfaction." XXIX,430.119hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=1069&refid=long1918
1145Long (1918) MAKE~NEATSANCTIFYINGSANCTIFYING: Making, holy.123hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=1145&refid=long1918
240Long (1918) MOCKRIDICULE, MAKE FUN OFRIDICULE, MAKE FUN OF, etc.: Extend the little and forefinger of each hand; hold the left hand in front toward the side; bring the end of the forefinger of the other hand up to the corner of the mouth and draw it back a little way as if following the mouth in a smile; bring the hand away and down, somewhat "tandem" to the other, then throw the hands, with the forefingers and little fingers pointing, toward the imaginary object or person; repeat the last part of the sign several times. VI,132.37hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=240&refid=long1918
1107Long (1918) NEAT~MAKE~GRACEGRACE (sanctifying)GRACE (sanctifying): Holy-making grace.121hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=1107&refid=long1918
426Long (1918) SIGNSIGN, MAKE SIGNSSIGN, TO MAKE SIGNS: Place the "G" hands in front, one higher than the other, pointing them upward at an angle of 45 degrees; move the upper hand from front to back and the lower from back to front, bringing each then to original position; the motion of both hands is similar to a braiding motion.54hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=426&refid=long1918
252Long (1918) WEIGH-SCALE~DECIDEDECIDE, DETERMINE, RENDER JUDGMENT, MAKE UP ONE'S MINDDECIDE, DETERMINE, RENDER JUDGMENT, MAKE UP ONE'S MIND, etc.: After balancing hands as in preceding sign (JUDGE, WEIGH A THING, CONSIDER), bring them to an abrupt stop exactly opposite. Or touch forehead with forefingers, then bring the extended "O" hands down quickly, opposite and on the same level.39hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=252&refid=long1918
368Michaels (1923) MAKEMAKEMAKE: 1. Strike one fist on the other, turning the striking fist this way and that as you strike several times.87hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=368&refid=michaels1923
382Michaels (1923) MAKE~DET-IX(at-mend-site)MENDMEND: 1. Sign make. Or go through the motion of plying a needle. 2. Show the place. Also go through motion of sticking on a piece of court plaster.)89hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=382&refid=michaels1923
FILMS:
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
64Cloud (1913) MAKEN/A3P-SELF DEVIATE FROM fs:THE WAY GLORY PEOPLE BEFORE FOLLOW AND MAKE NEW WAY AND MOST FOR 3P-SELF IN gs:WHAT FUTURE(2h) FOLLOW BY S-I-C-A-R-D, C-L-E-R-C, fs:THE G-A-L-L-A-U-D-E-T-S AND ALL WHO UP-TILL-NOW WHO FUTURE BECOME TRUE FRIEND TEACH~AGENT DEAF.3hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=cloud&glossid=64
118Cloud (1913) MAKEN/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=118
36Fox (1915) MAKEN/ABUT MAKE(error) pn:LINCOLN 3P-SELF(rt) FEEL gs:WHAT6hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fox&glossid=36
206Fox (1915) MAKE~NEATN/A1P-IX-PL CANT+ MAKE~NEAT HERE(rt) LAND20hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fox&glossid=206
219Fox (1915) MAKE~NEATN/ADET-IX(ctr) BRAVE ARMY+ LIVE AND DIE(2h) WHO(l-hand,rf) WAR HERE END MAKE~NEAT MOST THAN 1P-POSS-PL WEAK STRONG CAN ADD+(lc) THEN REMOVE(rc) 21hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fox&glossid=219
446Hotchkiss (1913) MAKEN/ATHAT(1h,lt) STATUE 3P-IX-PL(ctr) MONEY~PAY(2h-alt) MONTH-2~3-several++ UP-TILL-NOW FOR MAKE SCULPT cl:BB(scrape-clean) CHANGE EXACT AGAIN44hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=446
116Hubbard (1913) MAKEN/ADURING TIME-PERIOD THAT(1h), COLLEGE IN pn:WASHINGTON-DC HAVE PROBLEM+TROUBLE, 3P-SELF SUPPORT HELP INFLUENCE MAKE MANY PEOPLE AGREE(lt) FUTURE(dn,lt) COLLEGE(lt) ESTABLISH(lt) ON(lt) STRONG(lt) CONTINUE(lt) UP-TILL-NOW~NOW(lt).13hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hubbard&glossid=116
162Hubbard (1913) MAKE~DISTRIBUTEN/ATHAT(1h) DO MAKE~DISTRIBUTE MALE(rf)~FEMALE(rf)~PEOPLE pn:AMERICA FEEL(bs:bkwd,int) CRY(bow)17hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hubbard&glossid=162
318Hubbard (1913) MAKEN/ADEAF ALL PAY(2h,ctr) MAKE 3P-POSS(rf) SHAPE~BONE~SCULPTURE cl-i:SS(place-statue-to-lt) IN(lc) COLLEGE(lc) CRUCIFY(rf)~CHURCH(lc) STILL(lc) NOW(lc).35hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hubbard&glossid=318
467Veditz (1913) MAKEN/AEND MAKE GIVE(2h_diverge) cl-d:SonB(film)~PHOTOGRAPH++++ (lc-to-rt).42hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=467