Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 21, 2024

Search: OFFER

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
572Higgins (1923) OFFEROFFEROFFER: Both hands fingers pointing upward as if holding a plate on the finger tips, and elevated as if in the act of offering. (Propose).101hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=572&refid=higgins1923
230Long (1918) OFFERPROPOSE, OFFERPROPOSE, OFFER: With extended hands close to you in front, lift them out and forward as in the act of offering something to some one. 37hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=230&refid=long1918
355Long (1918) OFFEROFFEROFFER: Hold out the hands toward imaginary person as in act of offering something.48hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=355&refid=long1918
80Michaels (1923) OFFERBID (as an offer)BID (as an offer): 1. Hold one palm up and move it forward. 2. Let the hand drop. 34hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=80&refid=michaels1923
155Michaels (1923) OFFERDEDICATEDEDICATE: 1. Hold both hands with palms turned up before you. 2. Move them upward as if lifting something. 3. Cluster the fingers around the thumbs as you make the movement upward. 4. Bring the hands to a stop and relax the fingers as if leaving something. 5. Have a reverent expression.48hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=155&refid=michaels1923
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
747Gallaudet (1910) OFFERN/AVERY PITY(-to-rt) MALE~YOUNG DET-IX(rf,rt) VERY NOBLE NEAT TO ONE(int,l-hand) 3P-SELF(rt) OFFER(lt) STEAL(rep,lt) TAKE(rep2x,2h-alt)65hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=747