Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 27, 2024

Search: PREACH

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
622Higgins (1923) PREACHPREACHPREACH: Right vertical "F" at the side, and moved forward and down and back again as if making a gesture, palm outward but becoming prone as it moves forward. (Sermon).110hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=622&refid=higgins1923
529Long (1918) PREACHPREACHPREACH: Hold up the right "F" hand above the shoulder slightly forward and out; in this position throw the hand out and down, toward an imaginary audience. For "preacher" add "-er." XI,220.64hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=529&refid=long1918
1123Long (1918) PROTESTANT~PREACH~AGENTMINISTERMINISTER: Protestant-preacher.121hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=1123&refid=long1918
467Michaels (1923) pn:JESUS~BOOK~PREACHPREACHPREACH: 1. Make sign of the Bible. 2. Hold your right hand with the index and thumb tips touching up to the level of your head. 3. Move the hand forward and back, imitating the gestures of a preacher, move your lips meanwhile. 102hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=467&refid=michaels1923
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
616Hotchkiss (1913) PREACHN/ASO-AS CHILDREN APPRECIATE~MOST LOSE(rt) 3P-POSS(lc-to-lt) EAT THAN LOSE(lt) SEE(-to-lt) THAT(1h,lt) MALE TWO 3P-POSS(lt) PREACH++ ALL-AFTERNOON SUNDAY DAY58hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hotchkiss&glossid=616
508Veditz (1913) PREACHN/A1P-IX-PL(1P-to-arc-to-1P) HAVE THAT(2h, rc) AMOUNT MONEY, 1P-IX-PL(1P-to-arc-to-1P) CAN HAVE DRAMA IN SIGN, CAN HAVE(rf) PREACH+++ IN SIGN, CAN(1h) HAVE(rf) LECTURE++ IN SIGN.46hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=veditz&glossid=508