Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 21, 2024

Search: NIGHT

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
556Higgins (1923) NIGHTNIGHTNIGHT: Left horizontal prone forearm pointing out to the right, right vertical forearm lowered over the left. (If lowered to horizontal it would signify "Evening" if not so low, it would indicate "Afternoon" if lowered below horizontal, it would denote "Night").99hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=556&refid=higgins1923
689Long (1918) ALL-NIGHTNIGHTNIGHT: Place the hands and arms in position as if about to sign for "day" but move the hand down and describe a semi-circle below the arm from right to left, thus representing the course of the sun during the period of time from set of sun to its rising.79hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=689&refid=long1918
692Long (1918) NIGHTEVENING, NIGHTEVENING, NIGHT: Rest the wrist with the bent right hand upon the edge of the left "B" hand and turn the hand downward. XIV,272.80hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=692&refid=long1918
416Michaels (1923) DARKNIGHTNIGHT: 1. Pass the palms of your hands close by the face. 2. Let the hands eclipse before your eyes. 3. Close the eyes: (see dark).95hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=416&refid=michaels1923
194Michaels (1923) NIGHTEVENINGEVENING: 1. Hold the left forearm before you. 2. Move the palm of your right hand in a downward way over the left forearm.55hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=194&refid=michaels1923
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
33Dougherty (1913) ALL-NIGHTN/AONE WIND-BLOW DARK ALL-NIGHT IN S-C-O-T-L-A-N-D THERE(-to-bwd) MALE POOR B-A-K-E-R WALK BACK-AND-FORTH+ IN HOME. 5hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=dougherty&glossid=33
59Erd (1913) ALL-NIGHTN/Aold nokomis: pose:hands-clasped pose:pacing pose:stop 1P-POSS BABY(swaying) TELL(-to-lt) OLD(1h,bow) FATHER THERE(rt,pitch) 2P-IX(lt) HEAR(pitch) THAT(1h) ALL-NIGHT WIND-BLOW(up)(swaying) AMONG TALL(lt) TREE(sweep-arc_lt-to-rt), pose:hands-clasped.6hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=59
285Erd (1913) DAY~ALL-NIGHTN/AH-I-A-W-A-T-H-A pose:face-in-hands(kneeling_lt) gs:SEVEN LONG DAY~ALL-NIGHT+(exp,rt-to-lt) CONTINUE(pitch) SAME(pitch) THAT(1h,lt) 30hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=285
299Erd (1913) ALL-NIGHT~sunriseN/ASAY gs:NOTHING WORD++(arc,lt-to-lc) DO(pitch,rt) gs:NOTHING SEEM SAME KNOW gs:NOTHING WHEN ALL-NIGHT~cl:C//B(sunrise,lt) RED~cl:5(glimmer,lt), KNOW(pitch) gs:NOTHING WHEN AFTERNOON~cl:F//B(sunset,rt) cl:B(darkness-come-down,rt) DARK(rt) SUN~cl:C(moonrise-to-apex,rt)31hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=299
252Fay (1913) NIGHTN/ATHAT(1h) NIGHT pn:EMG ARRIVE AND TOMORROW MORNING BEFORE TIME~SEVEN, ALL COLLEGE, LEARN~AGENT, TEACH~AGENT cl-p:CC(gather) IN HOUSE~SUNDAY THERE(behind_back) 19hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fay&glossid=252
290Hubbard (1913) NIGHTN/ANIGHT DARK, PEOPLE SLEEP gs:NOTHING LISTEN gs:RING-BELLS KNOW gs:OH-WELL 3P-IX(rt) GO-AWAY(rt^) TO 3P-POSS(rt) GOOD(rf)~PRAISE++33hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hubbard&glossid=290
466McGregor (1913) ALL-NIGHTN/AAGO MALE ONE GOOD SLEEP ALL-NIGHT PEACE~QUIET THINK~TROUBLE NOTHING BECAUSE 3P-SELF HAVE OPPOSITE+ NOTHING 44hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=466
476McGregor (1913) ALL-NIGHTN/ADURING ALL-NIGHT 3P-SELF BED cl:55(light-shining,wg-to-1P)~cl:55(shake,shining-from-1P) WAKE-UP(with-wonder) THERE(-to-lt) SEE(lt) SPIRIT(rf)~FLY SIT WRITE+ BOOK YELLOW.45hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=476
514McGregor (1913) NIGHTN/ATOMORROW NIGHT 3P-SELF(rt) AGAIN SLEEP~BED WAKE-UP cl:55+(shake,shining-spreads) THAN YESTERDAY50hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=514