Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 21, 2024

Search: OLD

BOOKS:
Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
573Higgins (1923) OLDOLDOLD: Right hand strokes thin beard with palsied motion. (Age).102hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=573&refid=higgins1923
102Long (1918) FEMALE~OLD~ONEOLD MAIDOLD MAID: Female sign and then as for "bachelor." OLD: Signed by placing the right "C" hand against the chin, closing it to "S" and drawing it down like pulling a beard. 23hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=102&refid=long1918
101Long (1918) MALE~OLD~ONEBACHELORBACHELOR: Signed by making sign for "male" and then "old, one," the "one" being moved straight out a little way. Note: The idea of celibacy is indicated by "no marriage" or "old one."22hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=101&refid=long1918
567Long (1918) OLDOLDOLD: Place the "S" hand against the end of the chin and with a shaking or trembling motion pull it downward, as if pulling an imaginary beard. XII,230.67hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=567&refid=long1918
1075Long (1918) OLD~NEAT~BOOKOLD TESTAMENTOLD TESTAMENT: Old Holy Book.119hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=1075&refid=long1918
430Michaels (1923) OLDOLDOLD: 1. Hold both hands with the fingers closed under your chin. 2. Move them downward in a shaky manner. (If old person bend in the shoulders.)97hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=430&refid=michaels1923
FILMS:
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
4Erd (1913) OLDN/ATHERE(-to-rt) cl-d:BB(wigwam,rt) WITH OLD(1h,bow) FATHER WITH DET-IX(rt) DET-IX(rt) WOLF~SPIRIT LOOK-AT+(-to-lt,int), 1hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=4
53Erd (1913) OLDN/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=53
92Erd (1913) OLDN/Aold nokomis:pose:hands-clasped pose:pacing NEGATIVE(up) 1P-POSS BABY TELL-2P(-to-lt) OLD(1h) FATHER THERE(-to-lc) THAT(1h) 2P-IX SEE RED~FIRE cl:55(smoke) BLACK cl:55(smoke,2h-to-1h_floating-to-rt) old nokomis:pose:hands-clasped pose:pacing NEGATIVE(up) 1P-POSS BABY TELL-2P(-to-lt) OLD(1h) FATHER THERE(-to-lc) THAT(1h) 2P-IX SEE RED~FIRE-to-cl:55(smoke) BLACK cl:55(smoke,2h-to-1h_floating-to-rt) 9hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=92
177Erd (1913) OLDN/AHEAR(pitch) OLD(1h,bow) FATHER pose:arms-crossed(swaying), pose:face-in-hands(crying), pose:hands-raised-to-hands-clasped.19hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=177
207Erd (1913) OLDN/ASEE(rt) OLD(rt,1h,bow) FATHER(rt) pose:arms-crossed(swaying,rt)22hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=207
50Gallaudet (1910) OLDN/AONCE THAT(1h) CLASS ON WAY CATCH ONE FEMALE~FANCY pn:FRANCE WITH FEMALE~cl-d:B(small-height,l-hand) OLD(r-hand) FIVE(l-hand)5hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=50
160Gallaudet (1910) OLDN/AJ-O-H-N(l-hand) OLD(l-hand) EIGHTEEN(l-hand), L-O-R-N-A OLD FIFTEEN(r-hand)16hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=160
163Gallaudet (1910) OLDN/AJ-O-H-N(l-hand) OLD(l-hand) EIGHTEEN(l-hand), L-O-R-N-A OLD FIFTEEN(r-hand)16hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=163
533Gallaudet (1910) OLDN/AAND 1P-IX-PL GET(lt) EAT UNDER(lt) LARGE(lt) TREE(l-hand_dom) SEEM(2h,lt) SAME OLD(2h) ENOUGH FOR YEAR(rep) THREE~HUNDRED PAST(l-hand) WHEN TIME-PERIOD O-F J-O-H-N47hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=533
594Gallaudet (1910) OLDN/AAND IN THAT(2h,rt) NOW SOME(rep) LEAVE-THERE(rc) ROCK R-U-I-N-S SHOW OLD(2h) HOUSE AGO D-O-O-N-E-S LIVE IN THAT(rep2x,2h)52hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=594
665Gallaudet (1910) OLDN/AOTHER DAY(1h) 1P-IX-PL cl-p:55(group-move-along-to-rt) TO ONE VERY LIKE OLD EAT~BED NAME L-E-Y A-B-B-E-Y 59hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=665
790Gallaudet (1910) OLD~HABITN/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=790
855Gallaudet (1910) OLD~HABITN/AONE OLD(2h)~HABIT PAST(2h) SEVERAL~HUNDRED Y-E-A-R-S73hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=855
896Gallaudet (1910) OLDN/AOTHER DAY(1h) 1P-IX-PL HAVE ONE VERY NEAT cl-i:XxXx(coach-ride) TO ONE HOUSE~cl:CC(church) OLD NAME O-A-R-E C-H-U-R-C-H76hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=896
982Gallaudet (1910) OLDN/ASTORY(rep2x) OLD pn:ENGLAND HAPPEN(arc,rt-to-lt) LIKE VERY85hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=982
27Hotchkiss (1913) OLDN/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=27
31Hotchkiss (1913) OLDN/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=31
146Hotchkiss (1913) OLDN/AOLD(2h) cl-d:B(medium-height) MEDIUM WHITE HAIR cl-d:OxOx-to-AA(mustache)13hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=146
157Hotchkiss (1913) OLDN/Acl:1(bent-over) WITH OLD(2h) BUT BODY~STRONG AND SHAPE(rc) SHOW THAT(1h) BEAUTIFUL DURING YOUNG AGO++15hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=157
640Hotchkiss (1913) OLDN/A1P-IX PICK-FROM(-from-rt) ONE BY pn:BARTLETT M-R B-A-R-T-L-E-T-T STORY THAT++(2h) OLD(2h) AND EASY ARRANGE STORY ABOUT pn:JESUS 3P-POSS(lt) CRUCIFY DIE ONE DAY E-A-S-T-E-R DAY SUNDAY60hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=640
156Hubbard (1913) OLDN/A3P-SELF gs:SWORN-IN(1h) BECOME PRESIDENT pn:AMERICA, 3P-POSS(lt) DO(lt) FIRST gs:WHAT, 3P-POSS(rt) LOVE OLD MOTHER gs:SIT(lt) pose:embrace-and-kiss-cl:S(head_lt) 16hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hubbard&glossid=156
323Veditz (1913) OLD~AGON/AOLD~AGO TIME-PERIOD, OVER-ALL~AGENT THAT+(2h) SIGN, T-H-E P-E-E-T-S(ctr), T-H-E D-U-D-L-E-Y-S(rt), T-H-E E-L-Y-S(ctr), T-H-E B-A-L-L-A-R-D-S(rt), QUICK GONE++(ctr-to-rt)29hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=323
650Veditz (1913) OLD~AGON/AAND A-S L-O-N-G A-S 1P-IX-PL(1P-to-arc-to-1P) HAVE 1P-POSS-PL(1P-to-arc-to-1P) F-I-L-M-S, 1P-IX-PL(1P-to-arc-to-1P) FUTURE CAN P-R-E-S-E-R-V-E 1P-POSS-PL+(arc-to-1P) BEAUTIFUL SIGN ENTER 3P-POSS(-to-lc) OLD(2h)~AGO P-U-R-I-T-Y.58hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=650