Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 21, 2024

Search: NEAR

BOOKS:
Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
544Higgins (1923) NEARNEARNEAR: Left palm near body, fingers pointing rightward, and right palm placed just behind it, fingers pointing leftward. (By) (Nearly) (Almost) (When this sign is moved from left to right before the body it denotes "Neighborhood" "Environment" "Vicinity" or "Occasion" as "in occasion of sin").97hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=544&refid=higgins1923
728Long (1918) NEARNEARNEAR: Hold the left bent hand, palm toward self, slightly toward either side, toward the right side and draw the right open hand toward it so its palm approaches the back of the left hand. XIV,287.83hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=728&refid=long1918
FILMS:
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
95Cloud (1913) NEARN/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=95
52Dougherty (1913) NEARN/ATIME~SAME-AS(2h) 3P-POSS(lt) FEMALE~MARRY SLEEP IN NEXT ROOM PROGRESS NEAR MOTHER. 6hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=dougherty&glossid=52
22Erd (1913) NEARN/A3P-IX(lt) NEAR(prog) BREATHE(labored) DIE(pitch) M-I-N-N-E-H-A-H-A.3hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=22
73Erd (1913) NEARN/Aminnehaha: pose:hands-down gs:LOOK+ 1P-IX SEE(l-hand,-to-lt) 1P-POSS(r-hand) FATHER pose:arms-folded LONELY~ALONE NEAR cl-d:BB(wigwam) cl-d:BB(wigwam-flaps) pose:arms-folded, 7hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=73
261Erd (1913) NEARN/ANEAR(lc) FEET 3P-POSS(lt) SMILE WATER,28hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=261
266Erd (1913) NEARN/ANEAR 3P-POSS(lt) APPRECIATE SURRENDER(bow) FEET FUTURE (neg)NEVER(pitch) FROM-THEN-ON LIGHT-WEIGHT pose:running(-to-lt) MEET(-to-lt), gs:NOTHING FROM-THEN-ON LIGHT-WEIGHT FOLLOW+(pitch,-to-ctr-to-rt).29hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=266
4Fay (1913) NEARN/A1P-POSS FRIEND~CLASS, DURING NEAR FIFTY YEAR+ UP-TILL-NOW 1P-IX RELATED HERE COLLEGE, MANY+++(arc) FAMOUS MALE(rf)~FEMALE COME VISIT HERE. 1hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fay&glossid=4
281Gallaudet (1910) NEARN/AL-Y-N-T-O-N(l-hand) NEAR(lt) THAT(1h) WHERE T-H-E L-O-R-N-A D-O-O-N-E C-O-U-N-T-R-Y ALL-OVER NEAR(lt) INITIAL-W~LIQUID-CLASS~cl-d:55(ocean,-to-lt) B-R-I-S-T-O-L C-H-A-N-N-E-L(l-hand), AND ROCK~cl-d:BB(up-steep-cliff,rt) VERY BEAUTIFUL U-N-I-Q-U-E28hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=281
289Gallaudet (1910) NEARN/AL-Y-N-T-O-N(l-hand) NEAR(lt) THAT(1h) WHERE T-H-E L-O-R-N-A D-O-O-N-E C-O-U-N-T-R-Y ALL-OVER NEAR(lt) INITIAL-W~LIQUID-CLASS~cl-d:55(ocean,-to-lt) B-R-I-S-T-O-L C-H-A-N-N-E-L(l-hand), AND ROCK~cl-d:BB(up-steep-cliff,rt) VERY BEAUTIFUL U-N-I-Q-U-E28hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=289
305Gallaudet (1910) NEARN/ANEAR(-to-X) L-Y-N-T-O-N ONE(l-hand) SEE(l-hand,-to-lt) BEAUTIFUL(l-hand) WALK(-to-rt) WAY(-to-rt) NAME T-H-E C-L-I-F-F W-A-L-K 30hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=305
333Gallaudet (1910) NEARN/AWALK cl-trace:1(walkway,-to-rt) NEAR(-to-X) MIND~SPIN SOME(rep2x) THINK~SUPERIOR FEEL(2h) FEAR FALL(2h,rt) IN LIQUID-CLASS~cl-d:55(ocean,-to-rt) cl-d-trace:B(path-dn,-to-rt)32hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=333
424Gallaudet (1910) NEARN/ANOW RELATED(-to-lt) THAT(rep2x,1h) NEAR(-to-X) LAND~ALL-OVER VERY BEAUTIFUL ONCE~TWICE cl-d:55(wavy-movement-fwd,rolling-meadows,rt-to-lt) C-O-L-O-R-S ON LAND39hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=424
452Gallaudet (1910) NEARN/ANEAR(rep) THAT(1h) H-E-A-T-H-E-R, LAND PLACE(-to-rt) WITH G-O-R-S-E YELLOW BEAUTIFUL VERY ALL-OVER(2h,l-hand_static,rc) AND(l-hand) FROM-THEN-ON(-to-rt) B-R-A-K-E-N RED(l-hand) BLACK(l-hand) COLOR GROW(rep3x,small_arc_at_rt) AND DURING INDEFINITE LOOK-AT(1h+arc-to-rt) SEEM(2h) SAME ONE BEAUTIFUL ARTIST(rep5x,lt) cl-d-trace:11(picture-frame,lt) IN C-O-L-O-R 42hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=452
563Gallaudet (1910) NEARN/ANEAR(rep) THAT(1h) WAY(-to-rt) NAMED(-to-rt) T-H-E D-O-O-N-E V-A-L-L-E-Y LEAD(-to-rt) TO(-to-rt) LAND~HERE(rt) IN THAT(1h,rt) T-H D-O-O-N-E-S LIVE50hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=563
630Gallaudet (1910) NEARN/AAND WALK(rc) NEAR(rep,lt) cl-dtrace:B(path-at-lt-trunk-fwd) SEE(l-hand) LIKE TO ONE PLACE NAME W-A-T-E-R-S-M-E-E-T.56hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=630
645Gallaudet (1910) NEARN/ATHERE(rt) ALL NEAR(rep3x,small_arc) THAT(1h) GIVE KNOW~STAY R-O-C-K C-R-E-E-K P-A-R-K NEAR pn:WASHINGTON-DC VERY BEAUTIFUL LIKE58hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=645
652Gallaudet (1910) NEARN/ATHERE(rt) ALL NEAR(rep3x,small_arc) THAT(1h) GIVE KNOW~STAY R-O-C-K C-R-E-E-K P-A-R-K NEAR pn:WASHINGTON-DC VERY BEAUTIFUL LIKE58hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=652
750Gallaudet (1910) NEARN/ANEAR THAT(1h,rt) HOUSE 1P-IX-PL HAVE T-H-E G-A-R-D-N-E-R-S H-O-U-S-E66hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=750
794Gallaudet (1910) NEARN/AONE OLD(2h)~HABIT IN THAT(1h) LAND(diverging) NEAR(rep3x) YEARLY IN S-E-P-T FOR HAVE THING NAMED A S-T-A-G H-U-N-T-E-R-S M-E-E-T69hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=794
936Gallaudet (1910) NEARN/AC-A-R-V-E-R D-O-O-N-E WHO LOVE L-O-R-N-A(l-hand) WANT(lc) MARRY(lc) AND ENVY(l-hand) MUCH THAT(1h) J-O-H-N R-I-D-D SHOOT-PISTOL(-to-lt) SHOOT-PISTOL(-to-lt) L-O-R-N-A cl:1(bullet-hit-body) DURING 3P-IX-PL(rf,lt) STAND NEAR(-to-lt) T-H-E A-L-T-A-R79hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=936
44Hotchkiss (1913) NEARN/A1P-POSS FIRST~MOST SHOW-1P HONOR(1h) THINK~SUPERIOR 1P-IX OLD(2h), 1P-IX RELATED WITH(rf) OLD(2h) MOST SCHOOL FOR DEAF THAT(1h) pn:GALLAUDET ESTABLISH IN pn:HARTFORD fs:CONN LONG PAST NEAR ONE-HALF A C-E-N-T-U-R-Y4hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=44
116Hotchkiss (1913) NEARN/ABUT 3P-SELF(lc) LIVE IN ONE BEAUTIFUL HOUSE(rc) PLEASANT NEAR++ SCHOOL AND DET-IX-PL(X-to-arc-to-X) MALE~FEMALE~CHILDREN+(-to-rt) cl-trace:1tip(path-to-rt,go) CITY(rt) cl-trace:1tip(path-to-1P,go) SEE AND MEET AND TALK AGAIN+++10hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=116
95McGregor (1913) NEARN/AIN THAT(1h,lt) CLASS(exp) PEOPLE MANY+(int) FROM pn:CHINA(2h) NEAR++ ALL-OVER11hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=95
112McGregor (1913) NEARN/AIN THAT(1h,lt) CLASS(exp) MANY+(int) FROM pn:EGYPT~PYRAMID THERE(rt,arc) NEAR++13hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=112
203McGregor (1913) NEARN/ADONT-KNOW WHO LIVE NEAR+ 3P-IX-PL(lt-to-rt) CANT FEEL(deliberate) BROTHER gs:NOTHING UNDERSTAND gs:NOTHING pn:JESUS 3P-POSS(rt) WORD+ 22hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=203
228McGregor (1913) NEARN/ATELEGRAPH(-to-rt) TRAIN(-to-lt) cl-d:BB(railroad-wheels) ATTRACT PEOPLE NEAR++(ctr-to-rt-to-ctr), EARTH ALL(all_around,exp) SMALL(abrupt,int) SMALL+++24hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=228
246Veditz (1913) NEARN/ABUT DET-IX-PL(1P-to-arc-to-1P) pn:AMERICA DEAF(l-hand) QUICK NEAR+ INDEFINITE BAD TIME-PERIOD FOR 1P-POSS-PL(arc-to-1P) SCHOOL.23hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=246