Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 21, 2024

Search: MEASURE

BOOKS:
Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
506Higgins (1923) MEASUREMEASUREMEASURE: Both prone "Y" hands, to denote "one foot" length, moved from left to right, tips of thumbs touching and separating as hands move.90hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=506&refid=higgins1923
740Long (1918) MEASUREMEASUREMEASURE: Make sign for "foot" and move it along separating and touching the thumb ends. Hold the thumbs in the direction the measuring is supposed to be done.84hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=740&refid=long1918
739Long (1918) MEASURE-FEETFOOTFOOT: Extend the thumbs of the "A" hands and then hold them together horizontally, thumb end to thumb end, and hold up one finger for "1."84hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=739&refid=long1918
FILMS:
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
325Gallaudet (1910) MEASURE-FEETN/Acl-trace:1(walkway,-to-rt) MILE(rep,rt) TWO AND THAT(rep,1h) WAY(all along,-to-rt) LOOK-AT(dn-the-cliff,rt) INITIAL-W~LIQUID-CLASS~cl-d:55(ocean) THREE~HUNDRED MEASURE-FEET(dn,lt) AND cl-trace:1(up-cliff) ROCK(rep2x) THREE~HUNDRED MEASURE-FEET(up)31hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=325
330Gallaudet (1910) MEASURE-FEETN/Acl-trace:1(walkway,-to-rt) MILE(rep,rt) TWO AND THAT(rep,1h) WAY(all along,-to-rt) LOOK-AT(dn-the-cliff,rt) INITIAL-W~LIQUID-CLASS~cl-d:55(ocean) THREE~HUNDRED MEASURE-FEET(dn,lt) AND cl-trace:1(up-cliff) ROCK(rep2x) THREE~HUNDRED MEASURE-FEET(up)31hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=330
360Gallaudet (1910) MEASURE-FEETN/ATHAT(1h) WAY(-to-rt) LEAD(-to-rt) TO C-A-S-T-L-E-R-O-C-K, ONE BEAUTIFUL ROCK(rep)~cl-d-trace:BB(up,-to-rt) ABOUT MEASURE-FEET(up) ONE~THOUSAND34hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=360