Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 27, 2024

Search: MOMENT

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
717Long (1918) MOMENTMINUTE, A MOMENTMINUTE, A MOMENT, etc.: Place the forefinger of right "G" hand as in "hour" and move it the least bit to the right, indicating the space of the clock passed by the minute-hand in one minute. This sign may often be interpreted as "in a moment." For "a moment ago" move the forefinger backward in same space.82hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=717&refid=long1918
390Michaels (1923) MOMENTMINUTEMINUTE: 1. Have the tip of the right thumb in the palm of your left hand. 2. Move the extended index finger forward in a quick movement a little.90hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=390&refid=michaels1923
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
185Hubbard (1913) MOMENTN/A3P-IX(rt) BODY(rf)~STRONG, HAPPEN MOMENT SEEM(2h) BLINK, 3P-IX(rt) BECOME cl:AA-to-BB(stricken,rt) pose:lay-there SUFFER-PAIN HELP 3P-SELF(rt) CANT+.20hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hubbard&glossid=185