Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 21, 2024

Search: PLACE

BOOKS:
Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
454Higgins (1923) cl:LEG(hops-from-place-to-place)JUMPJUMP: Right inverted "V" fingers standing on left supine palm are bent as if at knees, and made to jump off the left palm.82hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=454&refid=higgins1923
611Higgins (1923) PLACEPLACEPLACE: Little finger tips of both "Y" hands describe a horizontal circle or square. (Sometimes the inverted indices are used).108hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=611&refid=higgins1923
763Long (1918) PLACEPLACEPLACE: With the ends of the little fingers of the "I" hands meeting (thumbs at top) end to end, draw each away at the side and describe a half circle, bringing them to meet again nearer the body.85hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=763&refid=long1918
259Michaels (1923) PLACE~BURYGRAVEGRAVE: 1. Make an oblong square with the index fingers toward the ground. 2. Point downward. 3. Put the hands together so the index fingers will touch each other full length hold the hands out from you as far as you can. 4. Move the hands toward you, and as you do so let them fall apart a little forming an oblong mound.68hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=259&refid=michaels1923
FILMS:
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
104Cloud (1913) PLACEN/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=104
403Erd (1913) PLACEN/ATO LAND~cl:55(up,spread) PLACE(up) ALL(pitch) SPIRIT GOD(l-hand) END(rf) BLESS, 39hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=erd&glossid=403
7Fox (1915) PLACEN/APEOPLE cl-p:55(gather) IN G-E-T-T-Y-S-B-U--G FOR(l-hand) cl:CC(set-aside,-to-lc) PLACE(lc) NEW LAND ALL-OVER(rt) PUT(2h-alt,lc) DIE(2h) ARMY+ AGO3hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fox&glossid=7
171Fox (1915) PLACEN/A1P-IX-PL cl-p:CC(gather) ON ONE LARGE WAR LAND~ALL-OVER THAT(1h) WAR FOR(l-hand) cl:CC(set-aside-to-rt) SOME(rc) THAT(1h,rt) LAND(rt) FOR ONE LAST REST PLACE FOR(rc) THAT(1h,rt) ARMY+ WHO HERE GIVE-GIFT(up) 3P-POSS(rc) LIVE SO-AS THAT(2h) NATION CAN LIVE.16hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=fox&glossid=171
230Gallaudet (1910) PLACEN/ATHAT(rep,2h) TO THAT(1h) LAND CONTINUE(1h) UP-TILL-NOW THIRTY YEAR MANY(rep,lt) MALE(rf)~FEMALE(rf)~PEOPLE(rf) cl-p:55(mass-approach,lt-to-ctr) LOOK-AT(1h-to-rt) PLACE(rep,rt-to-lt) HAPPEN(rep,ctr-to-lt) LIKE IN THAT(1h,lt) STORY22hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=230
303Gallaudet (1910) PLACEN/A1P-SELF(rep2x,neg)SEE EQUAL THAT(2h_parallel) OTHER(rep2x) PLACE(rt) ALWAYS~NEGATIVE29hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=303
456Gallaudet (1910) PLACEN/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=456
636Gallaudet (1910) PLACEN/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=636
810Gallaudet (1910) PLACEN/AMALE(l-hand) FEMALE(l-hand) FANCY(rep2x) FROM PLACE(rep,rt-to-lt) FAR(rt) FAR(l-hand_dom,lt) FAR(ctr) cl:LEGSonB(ride-horse), cl:LEGSonB(sidestraddle) IN CLOTHES RED AND VARIOUS CLOTHES GATHER ON A M-O-O-R MILE(rep,fwd) FOUR, FIVE FROM L-Y-N-T-O-N(l-hand) FOR(l-hand) SHOOT-GUN(rep,2h,rt-to-ctr) DEER(rep,2h)70hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=810
321Hubbard (1913) place-statue-to-ltN/ADEAF ALL PAY(2h,ctr) MAKE 3P-POSS(rf) SHAPE~BONE~SCULPTURE cl-i:SS(place-statue-to-lt) IN(lc) COLLEGE(lc) CRUCIFY(rf)~CHURCH(lc) STILL(lc) NOW(lc).35hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hubbard&glossid=321
39Marshall (1920) place-on-wagonN/Acl-i:BB(place-on-wagon) ON cl-d-trace:11(wagon-wheels,bs:sideways) SMALL(exp), 1P-POSS DAD COW cl-i:XxXx(lasso-above-head) pose:pull-wagon(bs:rt-side) CANT(neg)6hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=marshall&glossid=39
82McGregor (1912) hops-from-place-to-placeN/ANEVER FIND(2h) ALWAYS cl:LEGS(hops-from-place-to-place) 16hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_flea&glossid=82